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Tier Intervention and the Acting-Out Cycle

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Review this week's Learning Resources and the case study "Back to Square One." Then, synthesize your learning this week and your personal experiences in the classroom and reflect on the following questions:

• Consider Thomas's behavior in the case study. Which phase(s) of the acting-out cycle does this case study demonstrate?

• Which tier of intervention do you think might help address Thomas's ongoing behavior problems?

• Based on your personal experiences dealing with classroom behavior problems and your learning this week, what strategy or strategies would you recommend to Thomas's teachers for preventing or eliminating his behavior problems?

MY NOTES: Misbehaving follows seven steps. These steps are 1) calm 2) trigger 3) agitation 4) acceleration 5) peak 6) deceleration and 7) recovery (Laureate Education, 2010). The key for teachers is to respond to misbehavior by immediately intervening and helping to resolve the problem(s) that caused the behavior (Laureate Education, 2010).

Thomas is a student with ADHD and learning difficulties who frequently acts out in class. He displays several stages of the acting-out cycle. When Thomas displayed disruptive behaviors in class, he was acting out in the agitation and acceleration stages by pushing, having loud outbursts, kicking and hitting, and eventually non-complying

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• Consider Thomas's behavior in the case study. Which phase(s) of the acting-out cycle does this case study demonstrate?

Thomas is in the aggravation and acceleration phase, which entails the child accelerating their behavior by engaging in more destructive actions that aggravate other students, threaten other students, and significantly threaten the classroom learning environment. Drastic steps must be taken to address this behavior as other children are being denied their ability to learn in a safe and healthy learning environment at this particular stage.

• Which tier of intervention do you think might help address Thomas's ongoing behavior problems?

This particular behavior intervention will require the assistance of Thomas's father as his ...

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Tier Intervention and the Acting-Out Cycle is examined.

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