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SCHOOL RULES


INTRODUCTION SCHOOL RULES IN CANADA
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES SCHOOL RULES IN ENGLAND
LESSONS SCHOOL RULES IN THE USA
SCHOOL RULES AROUND THE WORLD VIDEOS

 

(Updated on 13/06/2016)

 

 


INTRODUCTION :



LESSONS :

 

 

  • Class rules (mrstoutsblog.blogspot.com)



  • School Discipline - a lesson (29 September, 2011)
    "Theme: School discipline, bad behaviour, punishments
    Lexical area: Punishments, legal vocabulary
    Cross curricular links: Personal and social education, law"

    (teachingenglish.org.uk)




INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :

 

  • School rules
    "Kitty and Gran are talking about school rules. What rules are there at your school?
    Watch the video and learn how to use 'must' and 'mustn't' for rules."

    (learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

 

VIDEOS :

  • Classroom Rules
    "This is a video that shows how classroom rules are to be done, as well as the wrong way.
    This is a class project some friends of mine had to do. Note Garrett.... well i think you'll figure out who he is!"

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • School rules
    "Kitty and Gran are talking about school rules. What rules are there at your school?
    Watch the video and learn how to use 'must' and 'mustn't' for rules. Can you use the modals 'must' and 'mustn't' correctly?"

    (learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

 

 

 

  • Mr. High's Classroom Rules 2013
    "In order to maintain a safe and productive learning environment for everyone, students will follow the following rules at all times. 
    1.) Students will be on time for class.
    2.) Students will be prepared to work in class.
    3.) Students will be polite and respectful.
    4.) Students will keep hands, feet, and all objects to themselves.
    5.) Students will obey all school rules at all times."

    (YouTube)

     

 

  • School Rules: How They Help Us (1953)
    "Discusses rules and stresses the point that rules are ways of making life more pleasant, smooth and safe.
    SHOWS EVERYDAY SCENES IN WHICH RULES INFLUENCE OUR BEHAVIOR. SHOWS WAYS NEW STUDENT CAN LEARN RULES,
    WHY EXCEPTIONS CAN'T BE GRANTED."

    (archive.org)



SCHOOL RULES
IN CANADA :

    • No shorts, no sandals, no stonewashed, teachers told - 24 April 2008
      "New Brunswick's School District 8 has decided its teachers need to start dressing a little better when they go to class.
      A new dress code policy recently came into effect for the schools in the southern New Brunswick district where staff are banned from wearing T-shirts, shorts, sports sandals and blue jeans while at work - even on casual days..."

      (cbc.ca)



SCHOOL RULES IN ENGLAND :

    • School discipline and exclusions in England (gov.uk)
      "Examples of punishments (sometimes called ‘sanctions’) include:
      • a telling-off
      • a letter home
      • removal from a class or group
      • confiscating something inappropriate for school (eg mobile phone or MP3 player)
      • detention..."


    • Summerhill :
      "The function of the child is to live his own life  not the life that his anxious parents think he should live, nor a life according to the purpose of the educator who thinks he knows best."

      (summerhillschool.co.uk)

      Summerhill school: these days surprisingly strict - 27 May 2013
      "Summerhill was the original 'free' school. Now its head, daughter of founder AS Neill, prefers to call it 'democratic', finds Peter Wilby."

      (theguardian.com)
    • Parents Face Fines In New School Rules (June 30, 2009) - a lesson plan with audio
      "British parents could soon face a fine and prison if their children misbehave at school. Britain’s government wants to introduce tough new laws to improve discipline in schools."
      WARM-UPS : School rules / Punishments / Fines
      (breakingnewsenglish.com)

       

SCHOOL RULES IN THE USA :

    • Texas city revives paddling as it takes a swat at misbehavior - April 16, 2010
      "In an era when students talk back to teachers, skip class and wear ever-more-risque clothing to school, one central Texas city has hit upon a deceptively simple solution: Bring back the paddle...
      Corporal punishment remains legal in 20 states, mostly in the South, but its use is diminishing...
      Rules about paddling vary from district to district, but typically only administrators, not teachers, can mete out the punishment, which is done in private."

      (washingtonpost.com)



    • Sudbury Valley School - The cutting edge school for independent children - Individuality and Democracy: A Way of Life
      - with a video
      "At Sudbury Valley School (in  Framingham, MA), students from preschool through high school age explore the world freely,
      at their own pace and in their own unique ways..." 

      (sudval.org)

      The Sudbury Philosophy (sudburyschool.com)



    • Parent Trigger: A New Right for the Parents of California
      "The Parent Trigger is a historic new law that gives parents in California the right to transform their child's current or future failing school.
      All parents need to do is organize -- if 51% of them get together and sign an official Parent Trigger petition, they have the power to force the school district to transform the school..."

      (YouTube)
      A parent trigger "is a legal maneuver through which parents can change the administration of a poorly performing public school—most notably, by transforming it into a charter school.
      The first parent trigger law was passed by the California legislature in January 2010..."

      (Wikipedia)

       

 

SCHOOL RULES AROUND THE WORLD :