Your classmates complain that your teacher has unfairly graded their papers (and you believe your grade was lower than it should have been, too). They ask you to approach your school's administrators about the seemingly unjustified poor grades. You agree to do it, and the administrators set up a meeting with your teacher in attendance. She explains simply that the real problem is that the students did not follow her instructions; the papers were placed in her mailbox instead of on her desk, and she therefore received them a day late. Late papers automatically receive one letter grade lower than they would have if they were turned in on time. What could you have done before approaching the administrators to have avoided this embarrassing situation?

Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion

To do this successfully you need to build a clear path of action by using tools if necessary. These tools would be facts, evidence and stories which you know they can relate to. Plus you always want to have their best interests at heart, in other words, you know what is good for them

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