Prank Or Consequences?
Here's something of interest for aspiring teachers, new teachers, and many of us who've been around the block more times than we care to admit. We call it:
Even though many of these "pranks" may seem amusing to adults, for a large number of kids the joke isn't at all funny. Avoiding the bullies who use these "pranks" as their chosen method of harassment becomes a primary concern for the victims, often distracting them from their studies.
Sadly, for all-too-many American students, schools aren't the sanctuary that they must be if kids are to have an opportunity to realize their full academic potential.