When teaching students anger management skills, it is also important to help them understand the way that drugs and alcohol can affect their ability to control their anger and other emotions and in general, hinder their anger management progress.
As part of the classroom team, paraprofessionals often must deal with student behavioral issues just as their teacher does. Since it’s a question of when a behavioral issue will arise, not if, the teacher-paraprofessional team should develop a plan of action to manage behavioral issues and refocus students on learning.
Practical Tips for Teachers • Choices build responsibility and commitment, and communicate the teacher’s respect for students’ needs and preferences. - See more at: http://janebluestein.com/2012/guidelines-for-offering-choices-to-students/#sthash.CPodOsQJ.dpuf
His behavior was disruptive and consequently he was frequently removed from class. I was brought in to review his files and create a complete profile and recommendations. After striking up a conversation with this young man, I told him that I would be talking with his teachers. I asked, "If there was one thing that you'd want me to tell your teachers, something that might help you, what would it be?" Without hesitation he replied...
Written by Kathy Wright* One of my first memories was hearing the words, "Kathy, sit still!" and my mother pinching me as I tried to sit through a church service. I preferred playing outdoors and was constantly moving. My favorite activity was swinging because I was in constant motion. If I was sitt [...]