About This Chapter
Strategies for Managing Student Aggression - Chapter Summary
This collection of teacher resources is designed to help teachers and educators better manage student aggression in the classroom. Using short and informative lessons, the chapter enables you to understand the causes of aggressive behavior and apply strategies to reduce problematic behaviors in your classrooms. You'll also study strategies to help students cope with bullying and manage their anger.
You can make sure you're ready to implement these strategies by taking the included lesson quizzes and chapter exam. These resources are also available to access at any time using your computer, mobile device or tablet.
How It Helps
- Improves classroom management: These strategies can help you alleviate problematic behavior in the classroom and help students manage their anger.
- Sharpens developmental understanding: You'll deeply understand the underlying causes of early childhood aggression.
- Builds awareness: These resources help you improve your understanding of the various forms of student aggression and bullying.
After reviewing these teacher resources, you'll be equipped to:
- Understand how various types of aggression manifest during early childhood
- Recognize different bullying forms and help bullied students cope with it
- Manage student aggression in the classroom and mitigate aggressive behavior
- Know how stress relates to anger management
- Define passive aggression and the frustration-aggression theory
- Apply anger management coping skills
- Outline various anger management techniques for children and teens
1. What is Bullying? - Definition, Types & Coping Strategies
In this lesson, we examine different forms of bullying and identify those who are more likely to be bullies, as well as those who are more likely to be victimized. We also discuss warning signs and how we can help others cope with bullying.
2. Dealing with Student Aggression in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will discuss the best methods for dealing with student aggression in the classroom. In addition to talking about things that teachers can do to diffuse aggressive behavior, we will also explore avenues for preventing this type of behavior.
3. Stress & Anger Management
Negative stress can actually lead to anger. This is why many anger management techniques are also stress management methods. Learn about positive versus negative stress, the definition of anger, and stress and anger management techniques in this lesson.
4. Frustration-Aggression Theory: Definition & Principle
What is a feeling that can cause aggression and violence? Frustration. In this lesson, we'll focus on the feeling of frustration and how it can lead to aggressive tendencies. With the help of examples, you'll learn about the frustration-aggression theory and its revisions.
5. Passive Aggression: Definition & Examples
This lesson discusses what passive-aggression is and how it effects relationships. It also gives examples of passive-aggressive behaviors and how to be helpful to someone you may consider passive aggressive.
6. Coping Skills for Anger Management
In this lesson, learn how anger issues can suddenly surface in your life. Afterwards, identify healthy coping skills that you can utilize when experiencing these sudden outbursts of anger.
7. Anger Management Techniques for Children
In this lesson, you will learn the symptoms of anger as well as a variety of tasks for anger management for children. Following the lesson will be a brief quiz.
8. Anger Management Techniques for Teens
Teens have a lot going on and plenty to be angry about. Anger management techniques help teens stop their anger from producing irrational and harmful results. Teens, and individuals helping teens, can learn ways to stop anger from being destructive in this lesson.
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Other chapters within the Promoting Students' Social-Emotional Learning course
- Developing Self-Esteem in Social-Emotional Learning
- Understanding Verbal & Nonverbal Communication
- How to Recognize Child Abuse & Distress
- Stress Management and Coping Mechanisms
- Peer Friendships & Interpersonal Strategies
- Cooperative Learning & Strategies for Conflict Resolution
- Classroom Behavior Management & Interventions
- Healthy Classroom Environments & Cultural Inclusion
- The Role of Family-School Partnerships
- Social Development in Early Childhood Education