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Managing Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Instructor: Laura Gray

Laura has taught at the secondary and tertiary levels for 20+ years and has a Ph.D. in Instructional Design for Online Learning.

In this lesson, we will explore the possible causes for disruptive behavior in the classroom. In addition, tips and tricks will be presented to help the classroom teacher to effectively manage different types of behavior.

Can I Really Manage a Classroom?

It's a question that all teachers ask themselves over the course of their teaching careers. How can I better deal with disruptive behavior and effectively manage my classroom? We understand your concern. Managing disruptive behavior is no picnic. In fact, it can be downright harrying. But all teachers have to do it in order to foster a successful learning environment. Let's explore some of the root causes of misbehavior in the classroom, and ways you can minimize that behavior.

Why is My Student Behaving This Way?

Another good question. And one that not all teachers stop to consider. Many teachers are so quick to want to extinguish the disruptive behavior, or make it go away, they fail to realize that there is often a root cause. So, what are some of the most common causes of inappropriate behavior in the classroom? Read on...

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