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Post Those Rules!

If you expect the children to obey the rules, then it seems reasonable for you to post them in a conspicuous place. This has several advantages:

First, it forces you to clarify the rules so they can be written down.

Secondly, the children know for certain what is expected of them.

A first step for disciplinary action might be to very simply have the child go to the rules poster and read the rules to himself. This can even be done without disturbing the pace of the class.

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