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Old 02-02-2020, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Central Florida
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My kids respond well to their school's attention-getting phrase. I asked their teacher what language she uses to get the classes attention during our first parent teacher conference. I use the same phase and the little dickenses line right up with a "yes daddy?"

It's all very pavlovian, but way better than yelling.
So what was the magic phrase?
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Old 02-02-2020, 01:30 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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My kids respond well to their school's attention-getting phrase. I asked their teacher what language she uses to get the classes attention during our first parent teacher conference. I use the same phase and the little dickenses line right up with a "yes daddy?"

It's all very pavlovian, but way better than yelling.
Interestingly, a friend of mine is a kindergarten teacher. She says she doesn't even have to raise her voice with her students. With her own kids, different story.
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Old 02-02-2020, 01:33 PM
 
Location: southern california
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You don’t have to show them who is in charge just show them in life there are consequences for your actions and they are not small nor can be ignored
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