CHAPTER 3 Lee and Marlene Canter’s Assertive Discipline. – About Lee and Marlene Canter. Lee Canter. Lee Canter is founder of Canter & Associates. Assertive Discipline: Lee Canter. A behaviorist approach to class control based on the assumptions that teachers have a right to teach and a right to expect. Assertive Discipline: Positive Behavior Management for Today’s Classroom ( Building Relationships with Difficult Students) [Lee Canter] on

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Issue a direction Tyler: Students write their names on the cut up pieces of paper and drop them into a container canrer a daily prize drawing. More subtle recognition is required for adolescents. This instruction involves more than just giving commands.

Switch roles and repeat steps b through e From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Why do I have to sit out for playing right?

Diana leaves her seat to tug on your arm and ask for assistance. Assertive discipline is a structured, systematic approach designed to assist educators in running an organized, teacher-in-charge classroom environment. The Cantors believe that you, as the teacher, have the right to determine what is best for your students, and to expect compliance. Conduct a self-analysis by completing the following: Provide an assertive response to the following situations: Choose three to six negative disciplinf a “discipline hierarchy”each of which is more punitive or restrictive than the cqnter one.

The Canter’s believe that kids choose to misbehave. You see Tyler put the stuffed clown doll in his desk rather than returning it to the toy box. Implement the program immediately. Maintain this eye contact for a few seconds. It involves a high level of teacher control in the class. Do you “catch the students being good” e.


You finally handed in an assignment that doesn’t look like chicken scratchings. In the above situation, you would move through your list of negative consequences until the student complies.

Others might receive notes of praise assertvie be shown to their parents. You will keep your hands to yourself or you will go to the time-out room. In between are sequentially more punitive outcomes for failure to assrrtive with the teacher direction. Tim receives a hard knock on the head as a result of the push-initiated fall.

Dismiss the thought that there is any acceptable reason for misbehavior Biologically based misbehavior may be an exception. You decide to give a friendly hint or two. The Cantors, rightfully so, attributed this finding to a lack of training in the area of behavior management.

Students are off task while the teacher quietly sits at her desk and corrects assignments. Be sure to add emphasis to your directions by using eye contact, hand gestures, and the student’s name. You were afraid of them or their behavior You might cause them psychological harm You felt inadequate to handle their unusual behavior You were concerned that they might not like you You weren’t sure what to do c.

Assertive discipline

Therefore, no one benefits when a student is allowed to misbehave. Continue to repeat your command a maximum of three times until the student follows your directions.

Do you use a firm, calm, confident voice? Make use of proximity control; moving toward misbehaving students indicated moreso for younger kids.

When told to get back on task, Juanita tells you that she is feeling ill today. Even this recommendation might be inappropriate at some times though Identify the following teacher response as being that of an assertive teachera hostile teacher, or a non-assertive teacher sometimes you will see a combination of two types: These will be administered if the student continues to misbehave.


Retrieved from ” https: Berj rips up his worksheet and throws it on the floor, mumbling, “I’m not doing this crap. Archived from the original on Additionally, educators have the right to request and expect assistance from parents and administrators in their efforts.

Use positive touching on the student’s back or shoulder and give a nonverbal signal. Even if a student is having a bad day, there is a reason to improve Tom McIntyre at www. They give firm, clear, concise directions to students who are in need of outside guidance to help them behave appropriately.

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Review periodically throughout the year especially soon after implementation of the program in order to diecipline important points and consolidate the program. Use an assertive, confident voice. Assdrtive kids don’t presently possess desired classroom behaviors, teach them!

Conduct a meeting to inform the students of the program. Views Read Edit View history. Remember to use eye contact and the student’s name.

Teachers have needs, wants and feelings and the right to teach without interruption by students misbehaving. Decide which rules you wish to implement in your classroom. For more on making and implementing consequences, see the home page link on “How to create your own behavior management system” 4.