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Chapter 11: Avoid Win-Lose Power Strategies
Avoid Win-Lose Power Strategies
I possess tremendous power to make a child's life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated, and a child humanized or de-humanized.
It is incongruous to expect children to be respectful when you are not respectful in your attitude toward them.
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of Peace.
You know when it takes three strong adults to remove a six-year-old from the classroom, something is wrong. ...