Classroom Discipline Styles
Canter and Canter vs. Fredric Jones Comparison
All text references Effective Classroom Management by Carlette Jackson Hardin
- Both start with an assertive teacher.
- Both keep discipline for the most part in the classroom, giving the teacher control.
- Both believe that planning for discipline are a must, this is established through defining the rules for the class.
- Both impose a boundary for the rules and a path to follow that goes from the teacher in the classroom to obtaining help outside the classroom with administration, parents, etc.
- Canter and Canter sets a path for discipline that increases as behaviors continues to violate the rules.
- Whereas Fredric Jones established an eight step group of limits that should deter behavior and re-establish classroom focus.
- Canter and Canter suggests a system of rewarding the students for positive behavior.
- Fredric Jones suggests that a system that puts the own-est back on the students to assist in the control of behavior in the classroom in order to receive PAT (Preferred Activity Time)
- Jones acknowledges that the was a teacher's proximity to the students will affect their ability to assertively discipline.
- Canter and Canter did not address the layout of the space.