A new student has arrived in your classroom. Although it's only the student's first day in your room, you get the feeling that he "is going to be a handful." He seems disinterested in what you have to say, and has already disrupted surrounding students by visiting.
What aspects of Assertive Discipline could you utilize to assist with promoting a feeling of trust with this students?
Do you think it would benefit the student if you spent some one-on-one time with him?
What types of problems would you ask, what type of information might you share?
What might be a strategy you could use to increase the trust and, therefore, support between this student's family and yourself? Summarize your ideas in a short narrative.