EXERCISING PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT
INTERACTION WITH STUDENTS
Maintain a professional barrier between you and
students. You are the adult, the teacher, and the
professional; act like the expert - not like another
one of the "kids."
Keep the classroom door open when talking with
Avoid any behavior that could be misinterpreted
when interacting with students.
Avoid leaving your students unsupervised.
Use verbal praise and reinforcement.
Avoid losing your temper and avoid corporal
Chaperon only school-sponsored functions. Do NOT
socialize with students.