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Posted on October 18, 2015 11:01 pm
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Sophy Shabana
Sophy Shabana
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Harsh Discipline Measures by Co-Teacher
My co-teacher resorts to harsh measures when it involves disciplining students in our class. She screams and yells all the time and the worst part is that she steps really close to their faces and yells. This approach is totally opposite to mine, I do not believe in raising my voice at all. Even during a call and response, I remind my students that I will only state my directive once. It is the students' responsibility to lower their voices in order to hear me. What bothers me is that she uses this approach even with students who have learning disabilities. Please advise as to how I can convey my thoughts without creating any discord.
 
     
     
 
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Posted October 19, 2015 1:16 am

aXyheN
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You should suggest the two of you together should try to work on a classroom management plan that will fit the needs of the students in the classroom as well as compliment both of your individual classroom management strengths.
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Solution 2
Posted October 18, 2015 11:19 pm

aQahan
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I would have a professional conversation with the teacher and convey my concerns. I believe that sometimes we simply misunderstand each other and can talk it out. I would be sure to voice my concerns and explain how you avoid such situations. I would come to a healthy agreement about what type of classroom you both want to achieve.
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Solution 3
Posted February 22, 2016 6:47 pm

ypuqum
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This is not acceptable behavior. I was taught by my professor that when you are having an issue with a student that you should use a normal tone voice and never raise your voice. A good teacher will never have to yell at their students to get them to follow their directions. You need to discuss your concerns with your co-teacher and if it continues or if you feel like there will be retaliation from her, then I would suggest bringing in the guidance or looking into your schools protocol for this situation. Good luck!
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Solution 4
Posted February 25, 2016 11:45 pm

aNaQev
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You should speak to her in private and discuss your concern. You should give concrete examples of how her behavior makes you uncomfortable and contradicts what you want the environment in your classroom to be. If she persists, I would log her behavior and approach administration.
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Solution 5
Posted October 9, 2017 2:11 am

useZyt
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I would suggest just talking with your administration. You are the classroom teacher not her. It is your rules that are set in place, and she should be following them.
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