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Old 04-04-2011, 09:54 AM
 
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One of my favorite discipline sites is Marvin Marshall's website:

Dr. Marvin Marshall - Discipline without Stress, Punishments or Rewards

His strategies focus on responsibilities rather than rules. I am curious to hear if anyone here has used it and if it has made a difference in your classroom. If you haven't tried this, what have you tried? What has been effective? What has been ineffective?
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:44 PM
 
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SOunds a lot like William Glasser's Reality Therapy / Control theory which was based on William Power's book Behavior: Control of Perception...

It is very difficult to use with those under the age of 14 or so. It is also a very long and drawn out process to have high school kids to accept the idea of responsibility over rules.

BUT, once it registers, it is one of the greatest things to witness.

It is way better than Canter's take a marble add a marble philosophy.
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Old 04-06-2011, 12:00 PM
 
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SOunds a lot like William Glasser's Reality Therapy / Control theory which was based on William Power's book Behavior: Control of Perception...

It is very difficult to use with those under the age of 14 or so. It is also a very long and drawn out process to have high school kids to accept the idea of responsibility over rules.

BUT, once it registers, it is one of the greatest things to witness.

It is way better than Canter's take a marble add a marble philosophy.
I started using marbles with my sophomore biology students this year with pretty good success. I reward the class, as a whole, for just generally treating me with respect while I'm trying to give instructions or during a lecture. They also get marbles if they are quietly engaged in their independent work. They lose marbles for not being quiet when I need them to be. I refuse to yell over a group of 30 16-year-olds. It has seemed to have positive results this year. They hate to see marbles coming out of their jar, and we have fun once every 6 weeks for the class that earns the most marbles throughout the grading period. We've got a rewards party coming up next week, in fact.
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Old 04-06-2011, 08:00 PM
 
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SOunds a lot like William Glasser's Reality Therapy / Control theory which was based on William Power's book Behavior: Control of Perception...

It is very difficult to use with those under the age of 14 or so. It is also a very long and drawn out process to have high school kids to accept the idea of responsibility over rules.

BUT, once it registers, it is one of the greatest things to witness.

It is way better than Canter's take a marble add a marble philosophy.
I think that the raise responsibility system is easy to use with younger children as well as with teens.

The problem for teens is that they have never been given this kind of responsibility before. If you start in kindergarten, you actually get very good results.
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