Teacher Proximity and Movement

One of the best management tools available to teachers is their use of physical proximity (their presence among students). Teachers with the best classroom management typically circulate and move around the room frequently. They create a floor plan of furniture/desk arrangement that enables easy access and pathways to all students in the room.

Most students tend to "shape up" behaviorally when their teacher is in close proximity. Teacher positioning is particularly important with students who have behavioral and/or attention problems. The teacher approaching and standing near those student(s), providing cues (for example, a hand on the shoulder or a tap on the desk) with quiet, discreet, but clear reminders about behavioral expectations is effective.

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Understanding And Treating ADHD

Understanding And Treating ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD is a very complicated, and time and again misinterpreted, disorder. Its beginning is physiological, but it can have a multitude of consequences that come alongside with it. That apart, what is the differentiation between ADHD and ADD ADHD is the abbreviated form of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, its major indications being noticeable hyperactivity and impulsivity.

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