Google Classroom Tip #16: Handling Student Discipline
Nobodies perfect, and this includes your students. From time to time, they will test limits, question your authority, or flat out incite a riot in the classroom. As a teacher, if you want to manage your classroom successfully, you have to learn how to handle student discipline when misbehavior occurs.
If you don’t, you will spend most of your instructional time redirecting bad behavior, robbing compliant students of their educations. In this tip, we will discuss how you can use Google Classroom to manage the student discipline process.
- Discipline Forms – Create discipline forms using Google Forms which can automatically be sent to parents or administrators for minor infractions.
- Discipline Ladder – Create a discipline ladder and share with students through Classroom.
- Discipline Logs – Utilize digital discipline logs to keep track of discipline issues in your classroom. This can also assist teachers in knowing when parents need to be contacted for discipline issues.
- Discipline Referrals – Create a discipline referral form using Google Forms which is automatically submitted to disciplinarians for major infractions.
Can you think of any additional ways that teachers can use Google Classroom to manage student discipline? If so, list them below.