Building our Social Contract

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Building our Social Contract. Class Leader Mr. Athan. What is a Social Contract?. Definition An agreement of Behavior. Goal A self managing group. The Social Contract does not. Take the place of consequences or procedures. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Class LeaderMr. Athan

  • Definition

    An agreement of Behavior


    A self managing group

  • Take the place of consequences or procedures.

    Consequences are clearly defined and included with the Social Contract

  • How many of you get tired of your teachers nagging you and telling you what to do?

  • I am not going to do that because you are all mature young adults.

    This is YOUR class, so you are going to decide how we treat each other,ANDYOU are going to help each other,AND I dont have to get involved, there will be no consequences!

  • Being able to work in a team is the number one quality that employers look for when hiring.

    Why not start practicing that NOW?

  • Cooperation

    Hard Work







  • How do you want to be treated by me (leader)?

    How do you want to be treated by each other?

    How do you think I (leader) want to be treated by you?

    How do we want to treat each other when there is conflict?

  • Signal Leader uses with the group

    Thumbs Up

    Class will respond in silence with Thumbs Up on both hands

  • Signal the Group uses with each other

    Waving Thumbs Up

    No response is needed other than stop the behaviors

  • Signal for Put-Downs(Fouls)

    Crossed Arms on a X(Football Personal Foul)

  • If it is called, it counts

    Its not a toy Dont joke around, dont play with it.

    Someone can call a foul for someone else.

    If called, no explanation is needed.

  • Verbal Warning (The Questions)

    Removal from group (Hallway, or separate desk)

    Removal from class (AID)

    Office Referral

  • For MisbehaviorExcuse meWhat are you doing?What are you supposed to be doing?Are you doing it?What are you going to do about itSO what is going to happen if you do this again?For DisrespectExcuse meWho are you speaking to?How are you supposed to be speaking to ____?Were you talking that way?How are you going to talk to ______?So, what is going to happen if you do this again?