As an educator, I’ve learned that it’s imperative to establish routines and procedures in a class or group. Without routines and procedures, your classroom or group can become utter chaos.
Everyone is getting along and working in their groups. All of sudden you hear, “That’s stupid. You’re stupid,” followed by a few expletives and a possible physical altercation. I witnessed these and other incidents of misbehaving in classrooms without clear ground rules. Our youth have had years of preparation learning the ground rules and proper behavior in a… Continue reading Answers to Essential Questions: Creating Ground Rules or Group Agreements