Discipline with a Purpose
The Discipline with a Purpose is a system of rules and regulations that governs the conduct of adults and children to allow for effective interaction so that productive activity can
A system of rules and regulations that governs the conduct of adults and children to allow for effective interaction so that productive activity can take place.
The system of rules and regulations provides a framework for distinguishing between disciplinary and self-disciplinary actions.
The framework is developmental so it will change and grow along with the developing child. When parents and teachers adopt the same framework there is clarity and direction in helping children to become self-directed.
Discipline is from two Latin words.
Discipulus – disciple
Disco – to learn
We are disciples on the way to learning and developing skills.
- When children need discipline it is because the are not practiced in a skill.
- Children need time to learn and practice skills.
For the elementary children, they are rewarded/acknowledged with a Cavalier Code Card for demonstrating their skills.