The biggest problem even seasoned teachers face is that they don’t want to give out consequences?
WHY? It’s quite simple.
The consequences we give end up impacting us more than the student.
This one-page consequence form is intended to:
- Make it easy to follow-through with consequences
- Make consequences fair and consistent
- Improve student’s behavior
- Involve parents when necessary
- Create minimal work and time for the teacher and/or administrators
Adam Paltrowitz is a master educator, composer, conductor, and clinician.
During his 20-year tenure as the Director of Choral Activities at Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School in New York, his groups have toured throughout Europe, Canada, and the United States.
He also has pioneered a philosophy that every student is a soloist. Adam’s choral program has also gained great acclaim for the cultivation of eight student-run a-cappella ensembles; some of these ensembles have performed on national and local television programs. His compositions and arrangements have been performed by choirs around the world.
Adam earned his B.S. in music education from New York University, M.A. in vocal pedagogy from Columbia University – Teacher’s College, and Ed.M. choral conducting from Columbia University – Teacher’s College.
Adam resides in Manhattan with his wife, Blair Goldberg, a professional Broadway actress, and their daughter, Lyla.