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Applying a Systems Approach to School-Wide Discipline in Secondary Schools What We Are Learning and Need to Learn by Teri Lewis-Palmer

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Published by Council Exceptional Children .
Written in English


  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Education

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ISBN 100865863954
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appropriate and independently guided behavior. Comprehensive School-Wide Plan Certainly, fair and reasonable policies governing serious and chronic behavior problems, as well as the strategic use of rewards, should be part of a school-wide discipline program. However, effective schools make this only one part of a much more comprehensive plan. schoolwide approach to discipline that is focused, proactive, and consistent is more likely to be effective than the classroom-by-classroom approach used by many schools, since it “sets in motion a culture of recognition that reduces the risk of students slipping into situations where they misbehave to get attention” (Brownell and Walther-Thomas ). Schools can start teaching conflict resolution practices, yoga, or meditation, all of which target the issue head on and are valuable skills for later life as well. Schools could also bring kids in the classrooms together to solve problems as group. Or, as an alternative to focusing on the punishment, schools can start focusing on prevention. Schools are social systems in which two or more persons work together in a coordinated manner to attain common goals. All schools are open systems. An open system consists of five basic elements: inputs, a transformation process, outputs, feedback, and the environment.

  Implement Additional Effective Schoolwide Policies. Discipline in schools can evoke the image of administrators stopping fights before they begin or dealing with hostile students in a classroom r, effective discipline begins with the implementation of schoolwide housekeeping policies that all teachers must follow. For example, if a school implements a tardy .   Section 1: Introduction 1. 1 Background of the Study The schools and other educational institutions today are facing large problems regarding the issue on the students’ lack of self discipline resulting to under-achievements of the students in the school as well as violence within the school premises. How close are these two issues related to each other?   • System approach has been introduced in the field of education to manage, control and improve the process and products of education. It focuses required to him. Let us understand about system approach. 4. Meaningof system The word “System” has been taken from latin word “systema” which means: a part made up of multiple parts or members. Applying Behaviorist Theory in the Classroom - Application behaviorism in Education Effective teaching starts with effective classroom management. In order to ensure meeting target goals, teachers should apply the most appropriate approach in motivating interest, managing behavior, and keeping order in the classroom.

2. Create and Enforce a School wide Discipline Plan Discipline plans are a way to provide students with a consistent and fair plan of what will happen if they misbehave. While some schools have a discipline plan on books, many do not have disciplinary plans on conduct/behaviour. Having it posted in every classroom and in notice boards around the. comprehensive school-wide positive discipline framework that would require the collaboration of all of these stakeholders. LITERATURE REVIEW The literature review focuses on the external and school-related factors that influence the behaviour of the students of secondary schools. They are factors that emerge from within the.   Discipline and lack of motivation are two of the most vexing problems facing teachers today. Discipline in the Secondary Classroom, Second Edition gives high school teachers step-by-step guidance for designing a behavior management plan that will help prevent misbehavior and increase student motivation. The book is a hands-on resource that contains easy-to-implement strategies Reviews: Facilitate Applying Disciplinary Systems The leaders in the school should facilitate applying disciplinary systems after defining school wide discipline. Also, leaders have to establish and build disciplinary systems that are appropriate with children's ages and behaviours.