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Student Discipline In The Classroom:Public School Teachers’ Point Of View

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Maria Corazon A. Virtudazo, Dr. Eugenio S. Guhao



educational management, phenomenological study, public school teachers, student discipline, Philippines



This study described the lived experiences of public school teachers on student discipline in the classroom. A qualitative phenomenological approach using in-depth interview and focus group discussion were conducted to 21 teachers of Sarangani Division for the School Year 2016-2017. Six themes that emerged as experienced by teachers in imposing classroom discipline; namely, harassment and intimidation; student defiance and disobedience; teachers’ risk of litigation; parental assent; favorable learning environment; and appreciation. The participants of the study had different approaches in coping with the problems on student discipline in the classroom, with the themes parental involvement and collaboration; positive reinforcement and affection; constancy and consistence; knowing students on a personal level; calmness and composure; and constructive approach. As to their insights, the themes generated were know your students; traditional approach may no longer work; teachers need support from administrators; and parents’ involvement is crucial.



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