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Smart Classroom Management: Why Students Tattle And How To End It

Why Students Tattle And How To End It

Tattling is annoying. It’s disruptive. It’s petty. It wastes time and gets on your nerves. We think of it as something students do to gain attention or get others in trouble. So we wave them off. We send them back to their seat. We tell them to worry about themselves and to mind their own […]

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Why Students Tattle And What To Do About It

There is a reason students tattle. But it has nothing to do with them. They are not the problem. They’re merely doing what they feel like they must do. The problem is with you, their teacher. Have you ever noticed that when students tattle they usually do so in person? They’ll approach you, often at […]

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