The 3 Major Components
Students gain insight into hostility flow
Students secretly record hostility data
Unmet needs are identified and addressed
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Viewing student behavior in terms of hostility compels one to address the source of the hostility instead
of responding to negative behaviors with punishment.
When kids learn to associate hostility with failure, they are better equipped to resolve their own hostility and
the hostility of others before it becomes destructive.
Parent-teacher conferences are more effective when they are data-driven, and used for planning and goal-setting toward resolving student hostility at its source.
We propose that the poverty cycle is really a failure-hostility cycle with mishandled hostility being the
main driver of the cycle.