Jobot, at no time did sadie say she was going to spank or hit a child. She said the children coming to class are undisciplined.
She's admitted to using physical punishment on her kids. She wants corporal punishment allowed in the classroom. How is that not saying she was going to spank or hit a child?
Sadie has been talking about a teacher recommending discipline, not a teacher hitting a child.
I guess that's where we differ in opinion. I see physical "discipline" as violent and abusive. Some see it simply as much needed discipline, and not "hitting a child." IMO, when you hit somebody, whether on the butt or in the face, it's violence.
It is not her job to discipline them nor has she stated a desire to do so. She just wants the problem solved.
I may not be a teacher, but that doesn't mean that I don't want the problem solved, too. I simply want it done in a non-violent way. She may
not have said that she wants to do the spanking, but isn't it the teachers who have been the majority of "discipliners" throughout the history of corporal punishment?
No, I don't believe in hitting a child.
Glad to hear it. (I thought you were on the corporal punishment side.)
Lefty, I know I'm absolutely being harsh on Sadie, just like she is to me. I've also said, numerous times though, that I respect what she does and am positive that she works very hard to teach and make a difference. I hope that didn't get lost inbetween the insults coming from us both.