Our policy: Swearing intentionally without stopping after a reminder equals in-school suspension. Swearing repeatedly with intent to upset people, and/or swearing at a staff member is an automatic out-of-school suspension. -Kimberly Fandi. These comments are from the 2008 Works4Me discussion board
Swearing and inappropriate language in schools, even in primary classes, is on the rise, argues Gary Shacklady
Swearing: why do school-age children do it? When school-age children swear, it’s usually to express negative feelings. It’s often a response to something painful, upsetting or frustrating. Children might also swear to fit in socially. They might be trying to be part of the group, or to stand out by being funny or adding shock value to their ...
Also, don’t hesitate to contact your child’s tutor for information regarding the school’s official policy on swearing. Can swearing be used as a learning resource? Diversely, whilst swearing in schools is clearly an issue, young people’s love of swear words may actually be used to enhance teaching.
The best thing a teacher can do is approach the swearing student and state, with firmness and respect, that those words are not allowed to be used in school. Sure, the student might say “OK” and then ignore your instructions, but you are playing your part in reinforcing the high standard of language that an academic institution insists upon.
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A child who gets into trouble at school or who tends to swear at people when he’s angry may benefit from a formal reward system that rewards him for using appropriate language. A token economy system can also be a great way to motivate kids to use kind words and appropriate language throughout the day.
Many teachers emphasize the fact that swearing isn’t appropriate in many workplaces, like Gina H. “My rule: If you can’t say it in an interview and get hired, you can’t say it in my classroom.” Inidnan V. teaches in an inner-city school where cursing in the classroom crops up often.
If you hear pupils swearing between each other or you are the victim of abuse, what do you do? Take a look at the following tips, I swear by them. 10 Tips For Managing Swearing 1. Aim low. Your immediate reaction might be to go off like a stick of dynamite, but keep absolutely calm and keep your emotions in check.
According to a recent study by the Southern Poverty Law Center much of this, unfortunately is occurring in K-12 schools. What do you think? What’s your experience with cussing and “inappropriate language” at your child’s school? How do your child’s teachers handle cussing and derogatory language? What are school policies or programs?