A student’s disengagement at school is strongly and positively associated with their likelihood of dropping out, while a high level of engagement is associated with academic success. Engagement is especially important in high school, because academic performance during this time directly affects students’ chances of entering college, and because they are in a critical period of identity formation... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE.
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.