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Try Engaging Your Students Instead of Physically Shutting Them Up

 

If duct taping a child’s mouth is the only way you know how to maintain order in the classroom, you may want to find a new profession:

The mother of a Louisiana fourth grader whose mouth was taped shut by a substitute teacher who wanted to stop him from talking in class is seeking to bring criminal charges against the school district and the impatient educator.

“He just told me he didn’t want to go back to school no more, and he didn’t want to be friends with no one in his class, or the school,” Droddy told the station.

Only after school administrators talked to almost 100 students did she learn that a substitute teacher used red duct tape, normally used for arts and crafts projects, to quiet her son.

 

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