In America, it is estimated that one-third of all adolescents have been in a physical fight in the past year and that 9 percent have been threatened or injured with a weapon on school property. Exposure to violence can have daunting psycho-social consequences for adolescents including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as major depressive and anxiety disorders... 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.