Patience in the classroom
- Teach students about the differences in thinking styles and
processes. For young children, story
strips may be a way of visually describing another person's
thinking. For older children, writing a story where they pretend
to be another person may help them see why someone acts as they
- Encourage students to think about their own learning processes
and their own strengths and challenges.
- Help students to become their own advocate as well as to develop
patience when working with other students with a variety of learning profiles.
- Reiterate that school is a place where all kids can learn in
a respectful and safe environment.