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Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Preventive Strategies for the Classroom - Chapter Summary
Let our knowledgeable instructors go over strategies for handling the classroom, including techniques for time management and reduction of undesirable behaviors. You'll learn to use wait time effectively and get an overview of how social skills develop in children.
Later in the chapter, you'll study conflict, including stages of the conflict process, and look at ways kids can resolve their issues with each other. Another lesson covers types of severe learning and mental health disorders and how to design intervention plans for them. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Cite studies on time management
- Present techniques for classroom management
- Analyze methods of behavior control
- Explain how to teach social skills to children
- Define the conflict process
- Show conflict resolution techniques for children
- Describe types and risk factors related to severe mental health and learning disabilities
- Design intervention plans for students with learning and mental health problems
These brief but engaging lessons and the accompanying multiple-choice quizzes are designed by experts in the field. Each lesson is accompanied by a written transcript so you can read along with the instructor, and key terms and phrases are highlighted. If you need more help in understanding these topics, you can contact the instructor directly.
1. What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies
There are more options today than ever before for ways to spend our time - or waste it! Read on to learn why and how we can better manage our most scarce resource.
2. Classroom Management Techniques
Managing the classroom is a challenge that all teachers face, and the decisions and actions a teacher takes in this area are extremely influential. In this lesson, we discuss different aspects of classroom management and the importance of creating a plan before the term begins.
3. Reducing Undesirable Behaviors in the Classroom
This lesson covers several options for reducing bad behavior in the classroom, including time out, satiation and token economies. The lesson touches on how to use these techniques, and what to avoid when trying to encourage good behavior.
4. Using Wait Time in the Classroom
During class discussion, is the pause between the teacher's question and the student's response important? It is, and the pause between the student's response and the teacher's reaction is also important. In this lesson, we define and discuss both types of wait time and how they can be used to optimize students' learning.
5. What Are Social Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Teaching Techniques
In this lesson, we will define social skills and their development during childhood years. We will also go over why social skills are so important for children, and what strategies are used to teach them.
6. What is the Conflict Process? - Definition and Stages
The conflict process deals with five steps that help alleviate disagreement, problems or fighting within organizations. The five steps are potential opposition or incompatibility, cognition and personalization, intentions, behavior and outcomes.
7. Conflict Resolution Activities for Kids
This lesson will address the importance of teaching children to resolve conflicts peacefully and will offer a three-step process for learning the basic skills of conflict resolution.
8. Severe Learning & Mental Health Issues & Intervention Plans
In this lesson, we will discuss some of the more severe and common learning and mental health issues that people face. We will also cover the treatment options and plans for intervention to assist someone with these conditions.
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