Solutions to improve negative behavior
Describe several approaches to improve negative behavior in the classroom for fourth grade students.
? Incorporation of cooperative learning
? Team building instructional techniques
? Social skill instruction
? Positive discipline strategies
? Positive Action philosophy with the three-step process called the Thoughts-Actions-Feelings Circle which helps students understand and control their behavior to achieve that feeling. This broad-based approach engages students since the topic is them-who they are, who they can become, and how that person can be someone admirable. It provides a foundation of strong, proactive behavior, character development and academic achievement. Students gain social and emotional maturity and sound decision-making skills which are aspects of a positive character that easily translate into active citizenship.
? Behavioral intervention plans for student with disability, e.g., when student exhibits persistent behaviors that impede his or her learning or that of others; when student's behavior places the student or others at risk of harm or injury.
Table 4.1. Popular models and techniques for dealing with discipline referrals Model Techniques emphasized
Focusing on Prevention
Preventative classroom management Effective teaching practices, frequent monitoring, clear rules and
The solution discusses several approaches to improve negative behavior in the classroom for fourth grade students.