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This Is The Advice I Try To Follow Every Time I Have A Conflict With A Student Or Someone Else

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When Faced with Conflict, Try an Introspective Approach is a new Harvard Business Review article by Elizabeth Grace Saunders is a good summary of the approach I try to take when I have a conflict with a student or anyone else. And it’s worked out well, I think, for my students, colleagues, family members and me…

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

It’s worth reading the entire article, but here are her key “tips”:

Clarify exactly what happened.

Explore why it triggered you.

Address your own fears.

Communicate with clarity and compassion.

 

I’m adding this info to Best Posts On Classroom Management.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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