Classroom Discipline Mistakes That Undermine Your Authority


policeman-23796_640The number one challenge facing you as a novice teacher is the process of establishing yourself as the “authority figure” in your classroom.  Unfortunately, implementing your discipline plan the wrong way actually undermines your authority!   This New Teacher Help webinar explained how to avoid conflicts with parents, students, administrators, and other teachers when implementing your classroom discipline plan.  Webinar presenter, Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal at Republic Middle School in Missouri, discussed parent phone calls, documentation, empty threats, and the emotional aspect of disciplining students.  Watch the webinar recording to learn more about classroom discipline mistakes and implementing an effective discipline program.

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