If his intention is to set himself up as an expert on the educational system in Thailand, his lists of ethnocentric criticisms and complaints fall short of hitting the target. These things can so often be misunderstood and the situation can be embellished in the re-telling. Justice means students have a right to school rules and consequences that are fair to everyone. If a teacher ignores misbehavior in the classroom, it will increase. It's just nice to hear from other teachers.
If this sounds harsh though not nearly as harsh as the blog's OP after the first day with good classes and first month with trouble classes I'm now extremely lenient and friendly.
Discipline in the classroom Mark Brown lamomiedesign.com Teaching English in Thailand
Need Thailand insurance? I propose that further comments be directed at re-defining discipline. For instance, in my classroom, I focus on reminding children to "walk their feet" and explain how walking keeps them from getting hurt, instead of saying "don't run.
Comments are moderated and will not appear instantly. How do you get him to cleanup and share here without grumbling and drama? This is supported by an emerging body of international research.
School discipline - Wikipedia
Educational Philosophy. Expulsion education. This is a significant development in teacher education.
Teaching English did not pay well and a quick analysis of the industry made it clear to me many years ago that it was very unlikely to be any substantial improvements anyone with a backgrounds in business and economics can easily example why this is the case in the industry.
We know the rules are different here in Thailand. This principle includes not only physical health and safety, but emotional and psychological health as well.
Once all of the tweaking is done and the policy is established, no matter what other teachers are doing that gives the students more freedom or less structure, this classroom policy must stand as a firm foundation on which your students can feel safe and secure. Teacher education involves learning how to establish not only engaging but orderly learning environments. Do not abruptly interrupt play or other activities and expect your child to cooperatively and quickly get ready to leave so you can try to be on time for your appointment.
We've got them all covered. This has proved controversial in cases where the head teacher's decision has been overturned and his or her authority thereby undermined , and there are proposals to abolish the right of appeal.
Six Tips on Disciplining Children from an Experienced Teacher
But Tracy is moving to include a new issue into the rant instead of focusing on Mark's lists of complaints and claiming Thailand is filled with little monsters and not normal children. Teachers should not get 'participation trophies' because they took part or 'meant well'.
If he sticks it out, it'll eventually fall into place. As parents, it can be a lot more difficult.