Amanda

What to do When Students Poo Their Pants

Sometimes students have accidents. Sometimes it’s not an accident! Why would they do that?? (See next week's post.) Here are the steps to take as a teacher when there’s a code brown in your class....

What to Do if a Student Has a Nosebleed

Kids have nosebleeds all the time and they usually know what to do themselves. Still, it is good to be prepared for this as one of the tasks not listed in the job description that is nonetheless...

Teachers’ Boundaries with Parents

Good teachers have good relationships with their students' parents, as far as it is up to them. It is much easier to have good boundaries when we have a good relationship with the parents and that...

Boundaries with your Boss

As a teacher, our boss is the vice-principal and the principal. Although it is unlikely we will lose our job over enforcing boundaries with our boss, it is also good be pick the battles we want to...

Boundaries with Colleagues

He told me in front of his class that I did not have control of his class as they were not in line. I was on yard duty and when the bell rang, all of the teachers came out (about 12 teachers as I...