CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WTVD) — For parents, please is often referred to as the magic word, but now one Charlotte school is banning teachers from using it.
Officials at Druid Hills Academy say that the goal is to make so-called "bratty kids" behave.
It's called "No-Nonsense Nurturing," where the teachers give kids concise, clear instructions in a format called M.V.P. – movement, voice and participation.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Among other things, teachers should model appropriate behavior for their students. They should show students, by their example, how to be a good person in our society. Failure to model those behaviors, especially in front of "bratty" kids, seems more than a little counterproductive. Banning that modeling is just plain stupid: