Accept the Individual, Not the Behaviour
I am sure we can all reflect on people who have rubbed us the wrong way. The outcome really depends on how we choose to…
Send Consistent Signals
The challenge for us as parents and teachers is to be aware of the various signals we are giving intentionally or otherwise.
There are times when our judgement is not as inclusive as it should be. We need to model the processes that we want our students…
Keep Things Simple
By establishing and maintaining rules, teachers implementing redemptive discipline continually remind their students of the Gospel.
Let the Natural Consequences Reign
The goal of discipline is to help the individual make more positive and acceptable behavioural choices through whatever means are effective.
Look at the Context
Discipline is indeed about disciple-ing. It is about challenging an individual to want to change and to make better choices.
Treat All the Same – But Differently
It is important that we take the time to react to the individual needs of each person. Some will only require a gentle reminder.
Admit When You are Wrong
The challenge is for us to swallow our pride, recognise when we need to sort things out, and lead by example.
Take the Time to be Fair
We all want to be fair and see the best development possible in our students and children. Start by making the investment of time in their…
Preparing Students for College and Career
Collaborative course development project coordinated by CIRCLE, supported by Andrews UniversityPreCollege Services and Griggs International Academy.
Partnering with Parents: Training through Newsletters
As a principal or teacher, you know that family education is a crucial factor to a child’s ability to fully engage in learning in any…
Pastor and Teacher Partnership
Take a look at our favorite resources for pastor and teacher partnership, collected and reviewed by CIRCLE.