How Can I Use Interaction and Movement in the Classroom to Encourage Positive Behavior?

How Can I Use Interaction and Movement in the Classroom to Encourage Positive Behavior?

Movement and interaction can help students to focus and engage in the lesson more effectively, thus promoting positive behavior. Here are some strategies that teachers may implement:
Structure instructional activities. Students with high energy levels may be more likely to engage in distracting behavior when forced to sit through long periods of lecture or independent seatwork. […]

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Dealing with Anger in the Classroom: Labeling Emotions

Dealing with Anger in the Classroom: Labeling Emotions

One way to deal with anger in the classroom is by labeling students’ emotions.
To start, validate the student’s emotion by acknowledging it. When the teacher observes that a student seems angry or upset, the instructor labels the emotion that seems to be driving the student’s behavior.
Labeling emotions can be a helpful tactic in de-escalating controntations […]

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