How to Deal with Defiant Children


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Which of the following best describes defiance?

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1. Which of the following best describes the teacher's role in preventing defiant outbursts from interrupting class time?

2. Positive rewards encourage students to be cooperative in class. Which of the following describes the best use of positive rewards?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Working effectively with a defiant child requires patience, creativity and skill. The quiz measures what you know about positive rewards, de-escalation methods and assignments that teachers can use after incidents with defiant children.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The definition of defiance
  • How to use a positive reward
  • A teacher's role in preventing defiant children from interrupting the entire class

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about de-escalation tactics
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as defiance
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about an effective writing assignment and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

View the lesson called How to Deal with Defiant Children to learn more about this subject. This lesson will enhance your understanding of the topic through its focus on:

  • Tiered consequences
  • Methods for handling kids who are defiant on a regular basis
  • How teachers should act while de-escalating a defiant student
  • Behavior plans