How To Handle Brazen Behavior – Education Article

So what is brazen behavior? I define it as anything especially disruptive, silly, or defiant. Some examples: Running or chasing in the classroom. Yelling, bursting laughter, or falling on the floor. Roughhousing and practical jokes. Ignoring specific directions or commands. Throwing spitwads, erasers, or other soft objects. There are others, of course, but you get the idea. It’s behavior that isn’t dangerous or threatening, and therefore doesn’t rise to the level of involving an administrator . . . . .…

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6 Signs You’re A Pushover – Education Article

It’s common for teachers to have blind spots. —Areas they’re unaware of but have a negative impact on classroom management. Being perceived by students as a pushover is a prime example. They all know it. But the teacher doesn’t have a clue. This is a big problem because unless you’re aware of your weaknesses, you can’t address them. You’ll continue to struggle and not know why. Pushover-ism is especially insidious because it causes animosity and makes building influential relationships virtually…

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