I can’t say this is a really serious tip, but I came across this story, and just had to pass it on. Needless to say, it’s an example of what not to do! If you come across troublesome students, what should be the course of action you take? I’m not sure I can help you – fortunately I’ve never had a troublesome student!
A secondary school teacher in India has been arrested for disciplining unruly pupils with electric shocks. The physics teacher is alleged to have given mild shocks to 22 of his teenage students at a school in the western state of Maharashtra. He used an exposed wire connected to batteries from the science laboratory to administer the shocks.