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Roughly Speaking - Students & Abusive Language

Help Your Students Learn Respectful Ways of Communicating

Found in: Classroom Management

Are you tired of hearing students use abusive language swearing, name calling, or threatening?

As educators we must help students understand what we expect of them and how we want to be treated verbally and otherwise. In some cases, we may be the only person teaching them what is a respectful way to talk to another person. We can begin by giving them feedback on how they are communicating and being good role models by speaking to them with respect.

Here are three articles on the anti-swearing campaign a Washington high school teacher launched with her students.

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. 

     —Xenocrates (396-314 BC)

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