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Ch 8: Understanding & Managing Student Aggression

About This Chapter

It is an unfortunate reality that sometimes a teacher has to deal with a students' aggressive behavior in the classroom. You can refer to this chapter if you are looking for a resource to help you better understand and react to this type of behavior.

Understanding and Managing Student Aggression - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides an overview of types of aggressive behavior and how it can be handled in an academic setting. You will develop a deeper understanding of what might cause aggression and ways in which you as a teacher can manage it. The following topics will be addressed in-depth in this chapter:

  • Types of aggressive behaviors and mental disorders that may be associated with them
  • Managing and preventing aggressive behavior in the classroom
  • Ways to recognize and de-escalate aggressive or violent behavior

Video and text lessons take only minutes to review and can be accessed 24/7 from any device, so studying this material is easy and convenient. Examples and key term definitions help to facilitate your understanding and enhance your ability to implement these strategies in the classroom. Short self-assessment quizzes confirm your full understanding of this material.

How It Helps

  • Outlines effective strategies for managing aggression: Gives you the tools you need to respond quickly to aggressive behavior before it leads to violence or further disrupts your classroom.
  • Presents preventive strategies: Teaches you the best ways to recognize potential aggressive behavior and prevent it before it escalates.
  • Encourages a safe learning environment: Shows effective preventive and response strategies that will lessen the chances of aggression in the classroom and maintain a safe academic setting for your students.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand the types of aggressive behavior
  • Recognize the signs of aggressive behavior
  • Diffuse an aggressive situation in your classroom
  • Apply behavioral management techniques
  • Use strategies to avoid aggressive behaviors and reduce the risk of an escalated incident

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