ShannonKW: sleeps in trees: So.... she should let the kids eat crayons?No, you remove them like all adults do. Why is this so hard to comprehend?A teacher isn't "all adults." Neither, for that matter, are you.The teacher's job is to help the kid learn how to use the crayons. She can't do that by taking them away. One of the most basic things the kid needs to learn about crayons is that they belong on paper, not in his mouth. So, she decided to make the crayons taste bad, perhaps on the theory that one is less likely to put a bad-tasting object in one's mouth.Here's something for you to comprehend: she is accused of making something taste bad -- something that is not food and that she had no duty to preserve the flavor of. Depending on how the autistic kid feels about spicy food she may not even be guilty of that.
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fusillade762: I say if the kid wants to eat crayons let them. Make them bring their own next time.
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