Dealing with Disruption. Two Types of “Problem Students”. Students WITH problems What kinds of “problems” do students bring with them to our classroom? Students AS problems, or disruptive students What kinds of “problems” can students cause… ….in the classroom? ….outside of the classroom?.
What is the relationship between students with “problems” and students who create “problems”?
Ethical dilemma: What is your responsibility for dealing with students who have problems?
What is your responsibility for dealing with students who create problems in the classroom?
Pay attention to class dynamics (body language, comments, grades) and adjust as needed
Teachers can PREVENT and/or REDUCE classroom disruption or incivility by changing their OWN behaviors