Schools are one of the primary places where student’s behavior and future educational success is shape. Teachers are carriers of either positive or negative behavior toward students. Broadly speaking, their function is to help students learn by imparting knowledge to them and by setting up a situation in which students can and will learn effectively. Teacher’s behavior is also a vast role in influencing the interaction among students. It also recognized the potential of teacher to foster meaningful conversation and student learning in classrooms.
In addition, desirable teacher behaviors such as posing questions and tasks that elicit, engage, and challenge each student’s thinking; listening carefully to students ideas; asking students to clarify and justify their ideas orally and in writing; and monitoring students’ participation in discussions and deciding when and how to encourage each student to participate, will eventually the key for a good and conducive learning environment in a classroom.
Teachers are expected to maintain order inside the classroom using a positive and appropriate behavior. A teacher, who gets angry, shouts at a student, uses sarcasm or any negative behavior may be reprimanded by school personnel for destroying a student’s delicate emotional and mental balance. It matters little if the same student is destroying the emotional and mental balance of everyone in the class. Administrators look at discipline problems in the classroom as the result of bad classroom management or bad teaching techniques. Bad teachers are considered poor practitioners of positive teaching techniques. Many administrators look at discipline problems in the classroom as consequences of exhibiting negative behavior. A teacher who reprimanded a student may have destroyed his emotional and mental stability, along with his self-confidence causing his discipline problems to...