He said: "if you don't like school, go outside then! Don't come here no more! Right, Miss M?"
I said with a deep and sideways nod, "that's true." But then I added, "What _____ is saying is, school is not a place for play. When you come here, be ready to learn."
I'm learning that sometimes children say it best. The off-task kid got on task and was quiet for the rest of the period.
Teacher Lesson: Each one, teach one, also includes students teaching