Teaching Tip # 21 – Cultural Behavior

Student misbehavior may instead be cultural behavior used at an inappropriate time.

Inappropriate and Cultural Behavior Despite preventative practices in the classroom, students will eventually misbehave, requiring a response from the teacher. Sometimes teachers can easily make a mistake and attribute student behavior as negative. Instead, it may be cultural behavior. Cultural behavior is behavior driven by culture, rather than work avoidance, trauma, or something else. We … Continue reading Teaching Tip # 21 – Cultural Behavior

Teaching Tip # 20 – First Response to Misbehavior

Student Misbehavior

Establishing classroom procedures, building relationships with students, thinking about the details of a lesson - all these practices are important in preventing misbehavior in the classroom. But if there is one truth in education, it is this: At some point, a student will make a behavioral mistake. What will be your first response to misbehavior? … Continue reading Teaching Tip # 20 – First Response to Misbehavior

Teaching Tip # 19 – Restoring Student Relationships

Restoring Student Relationships

Strategies: Restoring Student Relationships One very effective way to be proactive and prevent inappropriate behaviors in the classroom is by establishing student relationships. Clay Cook, a researcher at the University of Minnesota, describes this in three phases of relationship building, which is what these tips are based on. This series of teaching tips will discuss: … Continue reading Teaching Tip # 19 – Restoring Student Relationships

Teaching Tip #18 – Maintaining Student Relationships

Maintaining Student Relationships

Strategies: Maintaining Student Relationships One very effective way to be proactive and prevent inappropriate behaviors in the classroom is by establishing student relationships. Clay Cook, a researcher at the University of Minnesota, describes this in three phases of relationship building, which is what these tips are based on. This series of teaching tips will discuss: … Continue reading Teaching Tip #18 – Maintaining Student Relationships