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Teaching Emotionally and Behaviorally Disturbed Students

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Discuss major principles for effective teaching in relation to how they can be used effectively with EBD students. (Emotional behavioral disabilities)

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There are many strategies that can be used to have effective teaching with students suffering from emotional behavioral disabilities. These strategies are often referred to as "best practice."

The first and one of the most important things for teachers to do is have an understanding of the developmental factors associated with the disability and why the students behave and act like they do. Teachers need to understand that the behaviors exhibited by these students is not necessarily "their fault" and that they can't be controlled without proper tools and techniques.

Teachers need to be proactive in helping their students and learning about the best tools and techniques that work for each individual child. They need to be open to interventions from support staff and be willing to learn and try with trial and error. Teachers need to work to find conditions in their classrooms that ...

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An examination at the major principles, tools and techniques that should and could be used in the classroom when teaching students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.