Students exhibiting challenging behaviors can be intimidating: no teacher wants behavioral issues to interrupt their class. However, research has shown that classrooms often fail to encourage appropriate behaviors and may even inadvertently promote the undesired behavior instead of offering extra support for these students. This research to practice brief will discuss two classroom management techniques that support students with behavioral issues: praise and opportunity to respond (OTR)... Read the FULL BRIEF here.
Managing behavior effectively in the classroom is essential to maintaining a healthy learning environment, and difficulty managing student behavior can be an incredible source of stress for teachers. In this respect, it is important for educators to establish a philosophy of classroom management that resonates with their overall teaching philosophy, to intentionally address behavior problems in everyday classroom settings. In this brief, we will discuss three well established models of classroom management that can be adapted for your own classroom: Assertive Discipline, Logical Consequences, and Teacher Effectiveness Training... Read the FULL BRIEF here and comment below.
Despite research that shows the efficacy of socioemotional learning (SEL), widespread implementation of SEL into school curriculum has faced criticism from educators who doubt that SEL practices are differentiated enough to address the unique needs of individual students and schools, particularly older students. However, integrating SEL through the lens of critical consciousness allows schools to tailor SEL concepts to meet the needs of adolescents, including those experiencing substantial challenges with self-regulation... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE.