12 Teacher Strategies to Inspire Listening, Learning and Self-Control
Detention doesn’t work. Neither does criticism. Or yelling. In fact, they may actually aggravate and encourage a child’s defiance. What does work? These strategies for managing negative ADHD behavior in the classroom — and teaching students better skills for the long run.
Challenging Classroom Behavior
Why Do Kids Misbehave?
What Can Teachers Do?
1. Make expectations clear.
2. Have a predictable daily schedule.
3. Explicitly teach routines.
4. Be consistent.
5. Give better directions.
6. Teach emotional regulation.
7. Create external structure in the classroom environment.
8. Make consequences immediate.
9. Make better behavior a class-wide goal.
10. Provide students with options.
11. Make good behavior a game.
12. Allow movement.
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