Avoiding power struggle

Theory

“The moment the teacher engages with the power struggle, the teacher has lost.”

Dreikurs – quoted by Steve Shann on http://degreesfiction.wordpress.com/2012/02/10/whats-the-point-of-theory-when-we-learn-to-teach-when-were-teaching-a-post-for-my-students/

Don’t climb the ladder of aggression/anger towards student. Control self…
c.f. “A soft answer turns away wrath”!

 

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