Canter And Canter by Trev NavreetPresentation Transcript
Canter and Canter Classroom Behaviour Management Assertive Discipline Model
Lee Canter and Marlene Canter spent years in educational research and wrote a few books On classroom and behaviour management .
Assertive Discipline Assertive Discipline is a direct and positive approach to make it possible for the teacher to teach and the students to learn. It has evolved since the mid 70's from an authoritarian approach to a more democratic and cooperative approach.
The Canter Model
Teachers have basic rights as educators
Students have basic rights as learners
Clear expectations and consequences
Non Assertive Teacher :
One in which the teacher is passive
Expectations are vague
No solid leadership is provided.
Inconsistent in response .
Typically uses an aversive approach- shouting,
threats and sarcasm.
Views the classroom as him or her versus the students.
Explains to the students what behavior is unacceptable and acceptable.
Recognize and remove roadblocks
Practice the use of assertive response styles
Learning to set limits
Learning to follow through on limits.
Implementing a system of positive assertions
SUMMARY The Canter model emphasizes stating rules/expectations clearly, applying positive consequences when expectations are met and negative consequences when they are not met, and being assertive rather than passive or hostile.