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ERIC Number: ED242000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Developing a Discipline Code in Your School.
Here's How, v2 n3 Dec 1983
One of a series of practitioner-oriented newsletters, the document provides elementary school principals with strategies for developing a school discipline code. The article recommends: (1) developing a written statement of school discipline policy; (2) launching the discipline policy at the beginning of the school year; (3) ensuring that standards and rules accurately reflect the school's overall philosophy of education; (4) preventing discipline problems by creating a positive classroom environment; (5) striving toward an understanding between teachers and students; and, as a last resort, (6) involving resource people and parents and trying a variety of problem-solving approaches with students. In conclusion, the article summarizes that a combination of positive reinforcement and limit setting provide the ideal conditions for a successful discipline policy. (LH)
National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($0.50; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Reston, VA.