Extracurricular Programs and Discipline
How important is discipline when it comes to extracurricular programs? As
most activities are recreational, does a program have to adhere to
strict rules? Discipline is as important here as it is in
activities that belong to the school. The child is sent to a program.
because you want me to learn more. Discipline in one form or another is
necessary to facilitate learning.
Every program must begin by establishing the rules. The supervisor or
The teacher must explain each rule and thus avoid future setbacks.
Misconduct must be addressed when it occurs. Deal with
problem in such a way as to cause the least disruption. Is reckless
turn a blind eye to misbehavior because it ignites like fire, and
you will soon have a lot of rebellious children on your hands. Further,
no matter how hard they resist, kids like to operate safely
net of strict guidelines and rules.
When a child misbehaves, it is mainly due to a desire for attention. A
The supervisor should observe the children and find out what the child wants.
Talk to the child so she can understand what you want.
Appropriate disciplinary action should be taken if there is no apparent
reasons for misbehavior.