Commentary: Wakanheza approach works better than knee-jerk reaction

11/13/2006 | Twincities.com

Rather than encouraging onlookers to call 911 when distressed parents seem ready to "lose it," this St. Paul Pioneer Press commentary recommends that onlookers simply approach the parents, ask for directions and even empathize with their situation. This Wakanheza approach, derived from a discipline that views children as "sacred beings," distracts the parents and usually deflates the situation, several violence-prevention groups have discovered.

View Full Article in:

Twincities.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Principal
Tapestry Public Charter School
Atlanta, GA