Question: Why do some narcissist parents use their children to make themselves appear loving and caring?

These are new human beings, our kids, that we MADE … from scratch!
There was not a person there before. Now, because of us, there is a wonderful human being there. It is an amazing miracle. And there was really no advice or instruction manual. Continue reading Question: Why do some narcissist parents use their children to make themselves appear loving and caring?

Advertisements

Question: As a Mathematics teacher, how would you get the interest of your class even if it’s not an easy topic?

Learning math without using it for a purpose is like studying Latin in 2018. Sure, some people might just love the beauty and history of the language, but it is worthless in the modern world. Kids need to see, feel, and investigate the reasons for the math. Continue reading Question: As a Mathematics teacher, how would you get the interest of your class even if it’s not an easy topic?

7 Step Solution to the question: My 13 year old son is watching inappropriate YouTube videos. What should I do?

This one is easy. You will have a lot more difficult problems with a 13 year old boy than this. Limiting screen time in general is important, but changing the way he looks at the Internet is best until he is old enough to handle more responsibility. Continue reading 7 Step Solution to the question: My 13 year old son is watching inappropriate YouTube videos. What should I do?

Why-is-it-important-for-a-teacher-to-teach-students-to-be-accountable-for-their-learning

This is important because integrity and responsibility are some of the most valuable character traits. They will make a huge difference in children’s lives later on.

But … it is not a high priority to “teach” this. This is something learned from role models and experience. Continue reading Why-is-it-important-for-a-teacher-to-teach-students-to-be-accountable-for-their-learning

Question: Why are students sent out in the hallway by a teacher and to the principal’s office if they refuse?

Short Version:

Being sent outside is an attempt to separate the student from peers, both so the student can calm down and the peers can stop watching the show and get back to work. The activity that is planned for the day is being interrupted, even when the student is redirected and moved to a closer location. They cannot be part of the class right now. It will interrupt plans for the day and could lead to worse behavior.
The most important job a teacher has is making sure students follow directions. If a student will not follow a direction to sit in a new seat, move to a closer location, or wait outside for a minute, there is no choice but to remove them from the classroom completely. They cannot be part of the class right now. They are a threat to the classroom climate and a danger to other students at this point. Continue reading Question: Why are students sent out in the hallway by a teacher and to the principal’s office if they refuse?