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Unformatted text preview: staff. They are the ones who stock your supplies, and clean the unpleasant smell of vomit if a child should become ill. c.) secretarial staff members--they are the individuals who can help you when you need last minute photo-copying done. • Treat people with respect • Note the physical setting (i.e. temperature, lighting, decorations--correct eye level for students) • Note the psychological setting Suggestions for creating positive psychological environment call each student by name give positive reinforcement for positive behavior talk to each student every day correct negative behavior on a one-to-one basis ask "feelings questions" as well as "knowing the answer" questions make sure every student gets to perform as a helper in classroom maintennance activities (don't play favorites) be pleasant, smile, and use direct eye contact when talking to students...
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- Spring '99