Ms. Kim, a middle school teacher, overhears two students, Jimmy and Curtis, talking about drugs. The teacher confronts the students to discuss what she heard. Following is an excerpt from their discussion:
Ms. Kim: Jimmy, I want to talk to you about what you said to Curtis about needing some drugs.
Jimmy: Ms. Kim, you got it all wrong. I was just kiddin' around. I don't do drugs.
Curtis: That's right, Ms. Kim. Jimmy doesn't mess with drugs.
Ms. Kim: I'm not so sure. Some of your other teachers have told me that your grades have dropped a lot since school started, Jimmy. Aren't you failing math and English?
Jimmy: Well, I'm not doing real good in school right now, but it's not because of drugs. You gotta believe me, Ms. Kim.
Ms. Kim: Well, you two go on to your next class. I'll talk to you about this later.
When Ms. Kim discussed Jimmy's grades infront of Curtis, her actions were