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Significantly Reduce Playground Discipline Problems. Bureau Of Education & Research. Program Overview. Introduction Basic Behavior Management Supervision, Scanning and Movement Developing a Playground Discipline Plan Rules of The Game Working With Challenging Students Bullies & Bad Guys

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program overview
Program Overview
  • Introduction
  • Basic Behavior Management
  • Supervision, Scanning and Movement
  • Developing a Playground Discipline Plan
  • Rules of The Game
  • Working With Challenging Students
  • Bullies & Bad Guys
  • Behavior Escalation
  • Emergency Procedures
  • The Lunchroom
  • Ideas for Adventure
true or false
True or False?
  • 85% of Children’s misbehaviors are minor
  • Adults escalate minor misbehaviors into major misbehaviors.
  • 80% of your time is spent with 20% of the children.
  • Less than 5% of children need more than basic behavior interventions.
  • 95% of parents have never received a positive phone call from the school.
  • Consequences will stop misbehavior but only positives will change the behavior.
20 ways to keep minor misbehaviors minor
20 Ways to Keep Minor Misbehaviors Minor
  • Praise only good behavior
  • Call a parent or Guardian for support
  • Hold a conference with the student
  • Listen to the student’s version before taking any action
  • Ask the student for some alternative actions so that he or she could have prevented misbehavior.
  • Utilize a discipline essay.
  • Reward good behavior often
  • Give a potentially troublesome student a position of leadership.
  • Offer tangible rewards for good behavior at unpredictable times.
  • Be gracious when accepting an apology.
  • Laugh!
Always give a warning – it is due process
  • Know what is a minor misbehavior and what is not.
  • Establish clear procedure for playground routines.
  • Ask a troublesome student to help another student on the playground.
  • Make sure your students understand the criteria for success on the playground.
  • Discuss social issues with the students.
  • Warm, friendly playground staff have fewer discipline problems than grouchy ones.
  • If you see a student successfully struggling with temptation, be sure to say a quiet word of praise afterwards.
  • Be consistent with expectations and random with tangible rewards.
an ounce of prevention
An ounce of prevention……

Eye Contact




proven techniques
Proven Techniques
  • Whistle
  • Visual Signal
  • Name
  • Eye Contact
  • Proximity
  • Clear Statement
  • Broken Record
  • Deliver a Consequence
  • Provide a choice
  • Paradoxical Response
  • Use a plan
  • Track Behaviors
  • Bottom Line
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Look at the big picture
  • Watch and listen to everything
  • Be aware of signs that precede problem behavior
  • Focus on the behavior and not on the student
  • Be positive with appropriate behavior


  • Social Skills
  • Physical skills
  • Cognitive skills
did you know
Did you know??????
  • FACT- Bullying is VICTIMIZATION and is not normal behavior.
  • FACT -Bullying is seen in children as young as four.
  • FACT- Bullies are motivated by power and want to win in every circumstance.
  • FACT – Little bullies don’t “grow out of it”. They grow into BIG bullies.
types of bullying
Types of Bullying
  • Physical aggression
  • Verbal Aggression
  • Social Alienation
  • Intimidation
give children the key to dealing with bullies
Give children the key to dealing with bullies!
  • Make friends with the bully
  • Use humor, judiciously
  • Use trickery
  • Walk away
  • Agree with the bully
  • Refuse to fight
  • Stand up to the bully
  • Reason or talk it out
  • Ignore
  • Yell!
how to stop a fight
How to stop a fight
  • Watch for signs of escalation
  • SHOUT!
  • Walk briskly over to the area-Do not RUN
  • Call for help
  • Disperse the Crowd
  • Shout STOP again when you get to the area of the fight.
  • Wait until help arrives


tattling vs telling
Tattling vs. Telling

When it is NOT tattling:

  • When someone is hurt
  • When there is a hazard, object or condition in the playing area that could be dangerous
  • When there is a stranger on the playground
  • When someone is doing something dangerous
  • When they are witnessing bullying or are a victim of bullying.