Edclick

Edclicking

By Dr. Harry Tennant

Edclicking

by Harry Tennant
Blog RSS feed
Share this blog with email Share this blog on Facebook Share this blog on Twitter Share this blog on LinkedIn

Show recent posts

Show posts with most recent comments

Keywords:

21st Century Skills (1)
7 Habits of Happy Kids (1)
ads (3)
Aeries (1)
after action review (1)
after-action review (1)
API (1)
Behavior Manager (26)
behavior policies (1)
Behavior Questionnaires (2)
blogs (1)
carrots and sticks (3)
challenge (2)
change (1)
character builders (1)
check for use (1)
Check In/Check Out (1)
checklist (1)
child-driven education (1)
classroom management (1)
classroom mangement (1)
coaching (1)
code of silence (1)
collaborative learning (6)
confirmation bias (1)
continuous improvement (79)
cost savings (7)
creativity (1)
deliberate practice (3)
discipline (2)
Discipline Manager (2)
Dragon (1)
duty to warn (1)
Edclick (1)
Edison (1)
education (1)
email bankruptcy (1)
email-to-SMS (1)
enthusiasm (2)
entrepreneurship (3)
evidence-based practices (1)
experiments (1)
FAQ: Behavior Manager (63)
FAQ: Community Service Manager (1)
FAQ: Intervention Manager (7)
FAQ: Lesson Plan Manager (2)
FAQ: Testing Manager (6)
FAQ: Tutoring Manager (3)
function of behavior (1)
funding (1)
getting started (24)
habits (3)
improvement log (1)
info hub (1)
Innovation (1)
Intervention Manager (1)
Isaac Asimov (1)
ISV Partner Program (1)
Jamie Oliver (1)
knowedge work (1)
lesson plans (1)
liberal education (1)
measurement (1)
mentoring (3)
merit points (1)
mission (1)
mitra (1)
motivation (1)
motivations (1)
NCLB (1)
nutrition (1)
one-click merits (1)
online instruction (1)
online learning (2)
parental involvement (4)
PBIS (10)
PBL (3)
PDCA cycles (1)
Pearson (1)
perfection (1)
planning (1)
positive feedback (1)
PowerSchool (1)
Practice Classroom Management Skills (2)
Practice in Classroom Management Skills (1)
prevention (11)
process improvement (1)
processes (1)
Professional learning communities (1)
progress (4)
projects (1)
punishment (1)
reflection (4)
Responsible-Motivated-Engaged (14)
Restorative Discipline (1)
restorative justice (1)
rewards (1)
RtI (1)
rubric (1)
run chart (2)
School Safety Manager (11)
school violence (11)
science of education (1)
self-serving bias (1)
service and fees (11)
small groups (1)
social skills club (1)
star chart (1)
STEM (5)
student imports (1)
success (3)
success story (3)
sucess story (1)
super rich educators (1)
surprise success (1)
surprises (1)
tardies (1)
teach expectations (1)
teaching effectiveness (1)
Testing Manager (1)
thank you teachers (1)
time saving (3)
tips (18)
tweak (2)
using discipline manager (8)
using School Site Manager (7)
values (1)
virtual classrooms (1)
volunteers (3)
waste (2)
wealth (1)
weightloss (1)
wikis (6)

Keyword Cloud

Archive:
2010
    November (4)
    December (4)
2011
    February (8)
    March (13)
    April (12)
    May (4)
    June (2)
    July (12)
    August (12)
    September (8)
    October (9)
2012
    January (5)
    February (12)
    March (10)
    April (12)
    May (11)
    June (5)
    July (1)
    September (2)
2013
    January (22)
    February (29)
    July (6)
    August (14)
    November (1)
2015
    July (2)
    August (5)
    September (4)
    October (1)
2017
    October (2)
    November (7)
    December (2)
2018
    January (3)
    February (12)
    March (4)
    April (1)
    August (11)

Posts 1 - 1 of 1

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Do metal detectors deter school shooters?

When we talk about school shooters, most often we're talking about those shooters who go on a rampage, killing and injuring lots of students and faculty. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Pakland, Florida. Santa Fe, Texas.

Metal detectors reveal concealed weapons. In cases where rampage shooters encounter metal detectors, they shoot the person monitoring the metal detector as the first victim. Shoot that person and go on in.

Metal detectors are a deterrent to shooters who expect to survive the attack. Gang shootings. A jealous boyfriend. A drug deal gone bad.

What about security cameras? Same answer. Rampage shooters are often looking for the notoriety that a high body count will bring them. After their death. Security cameras can be seen as part of the media package, not a deterrent. But they would deter a shooter for whom the shooting is "just business."

In the effort to eliminate the horror of rampage shootings in schools, a lot of things are being done that are unlikely to have an effect. Making the school a more hardened target is based on the concept that when a rampage shooter walks up to the door with a duffel bag of guns and ammo, you'll be able to turn him away with metal detectors, stronger locks and security cameras.

The time to prevent a rampage shooting is before he's attacking. The earlier the better.

 

Edclick's School Safety Manager helps identify kids in distress and provide support.

Posted at 12:00 AM (permalink) 0 Comments View/Leave Comment Share this post with email Share this post on Facebook Share this post on Twitter Share this post on LinkedIn
Keywords: School Safety Manager, prevention, school violence

  Posts 1 - 1 of 1
Edclick
732 Northwood Drive
Flower Mound, Texas 75022