Because children spend a significant portion of their day at school, teachers have a unique opportunity to observe and potentially identify children who are struggling to cope with exposure to traumatic life experiences. Trauma occurs when students experience life stressors that threaten their safety, inhibit their emotional capacities and abilities to cope with challenging circumstances... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE and comment below.
Apr 5, 2018
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.