When the child became aggressive at school, the consequence was a trip to the quiet reading room. The educators rewarded him every single time they sent him to that room following an outburst, because he is already passionate about reading. He sneaks books under the covers long past his bedtime.
Also, reading as punishment–what is that about?
My friend was dumbfounded. “Why didn’t they talk to me about this? I could have told them what was happening.”
I responded, “Most of them don’t seem to understand children at all.”
The rest of the blog (which is only two months old) has some interesting bits.