A behavior management plan is crucial in a classroom setting. Providing students with copies of rules, expectations and consequences is the first step to a solid foundation to ensure an effective learning environment.
Alyssa is a student in Mrs. Johnson 8th grade science class. Mrs. Johnson has worked hard to get Alyssa to stay on task. She often doodles and stares into space not putting in much effort. At the beginning of the school year Mrs. Jonson stood at the entrance of her class room and passed out a copy of the classroom rules. Alyssa like the other students copied the rules on a sheet of paper to keep on their desk. She is not following the rules and now the teacher must reinforce the rules in different steps. …show more content…
The teacher should refer back to the rules. Starting from number one say the rules of the classroom all together and ask how they can follow them, in between rules. A classroom discussion will take the attention off of the student. Having a discussion on rules will let the students know that the teacher means business. 1.) Teach- you state, explain, and demonstrate the procedures. 2.) Rehearse- The students practice the procedure under supervision. 3.) Reinforce- you reteach the procedures have students rehearse it and keep repeating it until student follow automatically (Wong’s p.123). I want the rules to stay fresh on their minds so there’s no room for error. The teacher should continue to re sight the rules daily until they are learned and the class is improving. If Alyssa is still having trouble staying on task after the indirect warning the teacher must move to the next