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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However, you, as the adult should usually use strong eye contact. You finally handed in an assignment that doesn’t look like chicken scratchings.

Explain why rules are needed. The comments can be made specific and obvious for younger students. You can sit down now or you’ll sit cantet me after school or during recess. Additionally, educators have the right to request and expect assistance from parents and administrators in their efforts. Be sure ciscipline add emphasis to your directions by using eye contact, hand gestures, and the student’s name. Devise four or five rules that are specific and easily understood by your students.


Assertive discipline – Wikipedia

Sit ten to assetive feet apart from your partner who is standing. Might the word “Reminder” be a better choice? Provide an assertive response to the following situations: She starts to cry and accuses you of never helping her.

Use positive touching on the student’s back or shoulder and give a nonverbal signal. Conduct a self-analysis by completing the following: These will be administered if the student continues to misbehave.

Do you use eye contact, gestures, and the student’s name? It’s been five minutes since I asked you to clean up. If this group doesn’t want to listen, its your problem, not mine.

He feels a hand on his shoulder and looks up to see the teacher give him a smile and a wink. Peter is working diligently on his seatwork.

Ccanter have needs, wants and feelings and the right to teach without interruption by students misbehaving. Also write the message mentioned in step 6. Implement the program immediately. For more on making rules, see the home page link on “How to create your own behavior management system” or the video podcast on this topic 3. Assertive discipline is an approach to classroom management developed by Lee and Marlene Canter.


Assertive discipline

Part of this approach is developing a clear classroom discipline plan that consists of rules which students must follow at all times, positive recognition that students will receive for following the rules, and consequences that result when students choose not to follow the rules.

Students must be forced to comply with assettive.

It is hoped that the misbehaving students will then model that appropriate behavior Kounin’s “ripple effect”. Decide with which of these pupils you failed to set firm consistent limits non-assertiveness because: The Canters state that society demands appropriate behavior if one is to be accepted and successful.

Tom McIntyre at www. With another person, discuss the following: Assertive teachers react confidently and quickly in situations that require the management of student behavior. In between are sequentially more punitive outcomes for failure to comply with the teacher direction.

Assertive discipline is a structured, systematic approach designed to assist educators in running an organized, teacher-in-charge classroom environment.