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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #7)

Thu May 9, 2013, 05:59 PM

12. Ever known a dentist to let a patient be in total agony in the chair?

Me neither.

She is not dismissing the student. Standard method for dealing with disruptive students (we can agree he is disrupting the class, yes?) is to ignore and not escalate the situation, concentrating on the one thing you need - removal of the disruptor from the classroom environment. Very profession, and one I had trouble with my first ten years of teaching, because I came from construction and the oil field, and these sophisticated methods are not used there - usually ends with something like, "Oh, yeah? You, too, m*********!"

And since district policy will not permit her to speak to the media, she will be crucified by those who interpret her ongoing silence as an admission of wrongdoing.

Adolescents are a tricky and challenging lot - in my 3 decades in the classroom, I've never been bored a moment.

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