Gill, Walter; Hayes-Butler, Karen
December 1988
Education;Winter88, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p196
Academic Journal
The application of role play and videotape technology as an intervention in support of school discipline has yet to be suggested for use as a n instructional management tool. The literature has made clear distinctions between methods suggested for effective school discipline and the use of role play and videotape utilization for improved school performance. This article examines some possibilities to which role play, dramatic play and videotape use in the classroom can aid in developing discipline plans for elementary schools. The article suggest that a successful blend of discipline code pedagory and appropriate psychomotor activity be implemented. The article also puts forth several recommendations which may provide general guidelines for principals, teachers, and administrators who wish to initiate a discipline program or modify an existing one.


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