Behavior Challenges Within The Classroom Essay

858 Words Sep 15th, 2015 4 Pages
Last week, Nicki and Emily came to class and talked about behavior challenges in the classroom. It was very nice to hear what to prepare for as we go into classrooms, which have some of these problems. Every classroom has a child that has some kind of disability, and it was nice to hear their experiences. I think they did a great job on explaining the content. I really liked how they said to start every year with a clean slate. I think that is so important to teachers and to students. I remember in high school, some teachers already had a view about me, before I was even their student. They had the view that they did because they already taught my two older cousins and my older sister. It was a good thing and a bad thing. Sometimes the teachers liked my older family members, but with that there was that expectation that I would be just like them. It was a little difficult to distinguish myself from my family members in that sense. I’ve heard many educators say that the first day you need to sit down with your students and create rules for the year. I think it is very important to have your students make the rules. Nicki said to listen to what they have to say, and not change what they say, but word it in a way that makes the rule sound more positive. I really thought that was a good idea. There are some students out there that don’t get the attention that they need at home, and at school you can give it to them. If you would change their rule and they noticed…

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