Do you get annoyed when your students whine every time you say, “we are
now going to write an essay” or, “now we are going to learn a new math
concept”? Instead of getting irritated make it fun! Display this funny
“Scoring Guide for Whining” and give them a grade for their complaining.
If they get a “bad grade”, have them practice better whining. Your kids
will think twice before they whine again!
I have been a secondary social science teacher for more than 13 years in an urban school district in California. I am a Master teacher, Mentor teacher, and Department Chair. I have taught every secondary social science subject. I love my job!