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Effects of Self-Monitoring on EBD Students

Why is teaching self-monitoring strategies essential for students with EBD? How can teaching these strategies affect post-secondary outcomes for EBD students?

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Students with EBD encounter difficulties getting along with family, e.g., parents and siblings, classmates and teachers in the classroom and on the playground. Without proactive strategies such as self-monitoring, it will be difficult for them to understand, identify and manage their problem behaviors and this results in failure in their education. Low academic performance due to less time of academic engaged time and more negative interactions with peers characterizes EBD students. Oftentimes, students with EBD don't fully understand and are not even aware of their own behavior and how it affects others. Self-monitoring allows them to keep track and manage their own behavior so that in the end, they can minimize problem behavior, increase positive behaviors so that they can enjoy harmonious interaction with their peers and teachers as this is essential for success in school. Self-monitoring interventions have been proven to be among the most ...

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Self-monitoring and its effects in EBD students is defined, described, explained in 515 words with 3 supporting references given.

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