Behavior Management: The Inner Discipline By Barbara Colorsos

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Behavior Management
There is often one student in a class that will be require more redirecting than other students. In this scenario, it is a girl that is unable to control the urge to talk. Not to other students, but rather to the teacher during the instructions, lecturing, and class discussions. This young lady will often talk out of turn, will not wait to be called on, and will interrupt other students who are talking to the class or answering the teacher’s question or listening to their feedback. This distraction not only pulls the teacher off, but also the other students. Not only does it make it hard for the teacher to hear what other students are saying, but makes it impossible at times for the other students to hear what
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Classroom management is affected by the students’ behavior within the classroom. One student can disrupt the entire class from learning. Using the above scenario the behavior management approach I believe will work best for this scenario is the Inner Discipline by Barbara Colorsos. Barbara Colorsos believes classrooms are the ideal place to learn an inner sense of responsibility and self-control, and teachers are in an ideal position to help (Charles, 2014). Learning self-control and responsibility will enable the student to take charge of themselves while respecting those around them. A goal of educating is to teach the students to conduct themselves in a manner that is socially acceptable as adults. Implementing Colorsos’s approach into the classroom will help teach this young lady inner discipline will teach her self-control, responsibility, and acceptable social conduct that is expected as an …show more content…
The student must learn to take ownership of the problem. First she must understand that she is not following the class rules, second realize it bothers others when she does this during class, third become motivated to improve, and lastly she must take responsibility for what she is doing and want to improve her behavior. By implementing this approach it will causes her to realize it is up to her to make it better. Understanding that all students have the right to be in school and learn and it each individual student’s responsibility to respect the teacher and those around them. One important part of teaching Inner Discipline to a student involves asking the student to reflect on their own chosen behavior. To reflect immediately on the inappropriate behavior will stop a majority of behaviors from occurring repeatedly (Marshall,

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