I teach my child to respect and listen. What is his teacher teaching him? I'm not sure if I'm being overly protective, but my son has come home from school in tears. He's an excellent student who has never gotten in trouble, but it affects him when these things happen to his classmates. Is this teacher's behavior inappropriate? This insensitive teacher's shaming of her students needs to be stopped.
Teacher humiliates boy after embarrassing bathroom accident in class, parents say
My ParenTime | Article - To Humiliate, or Not to Humiliate: Bully Teachers
The need to gain control of students is reaching new levels of desperation. An article in the Washington Post included the following:. My opinion about any form of humiliating students is obvious from the title of the book I co-authored in Discipline With Dignity. Last month, however, I was guilty of humiliating a student seriously enough for her to later tell me that it had been the worst moment of her college life. After the shock of hearing her story, I realized that, although I had tried to do her a favor, the way I did it was definitely hurtful.
But does it apply in school settings? Do teachers have a responsibility to their students, in the way that they treat them? According to a survey of students and parents, there are a great many teachers who do respect students.
The majority of teachers your child will encounter are good at what they do. In fact, many teachers go beyond what is expected. But, there are teachers who do not handle their responsibilities well and even some teachers who bully their students.