Month: November 2016

Sometimes we teach classes of students who are nice but distracted. They're not intentionally misbehaving or being rude, but they're jittery and chatty. One way I've decided to combat this issue is to implement a class contract. Another ways that's effective is to reward the positive behavior when it's displayed as an encouragement to get back on that path. What do you do with a distracted class?

Managing a Distracted Class

Last year, I had some of the most difficult students that I’ve ever taught. I wrote about it HERE. I got through it, and so did they. In order to do so, I had to target very specific, undesirable behaviors from individual students and approach it with behavior contracts. Believe me, I tried targeting positive behaviors

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