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Teaching: "Don't Bring A Gun To A Snowball Fight"

There are lots of reasons to watch this video of a middle aged black DC detective freaking out over having his Hummer pelted during a hipster snowball fight at 14th and U over the weekend (warning: it's an ugly situation and some of the language is graphic), but the one that relates to education most closely is that it's a great lesson in classroom management.

This guy does everything wrong: loses his temper, engages with his hecklers, makes empty threats, and escalates the situation, etc. Seriously. Like the chant says, "don't bring a gun to a snowball fight."  Show this to prospective classroom teachers and they will thank you for it. [More details at City Paper]


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