Think back to your grade school days and the kinds of students who were disciplined in some way (e.g., sent to the office, given detention, suspended, expelled). Pinpoint a student or a group of students who fits that description.

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words: 

  • Describe the student(s) and the behavior(s) they displayed that got them in trouble.
  • What factors may have played a role in their behavior? Did cultural background, experiences, language, or developmental level play a factor?
  • If that student or group of students were in your classroom, what steps might you take to understand their needs?

Review the College’s Conceptual Framework.

  • How does this topic link to the College’s Conceptual Framework and the framework’s philosophical relationship to effective teacher preparation?