Factors That Influence Student Behavior and Learning
Possible causes include lack of engaging activity, lack of movement, and ease or difficulty of subject matter.
Types of misbehavior include disrupting the class, not paying attention, involuntary or voluntary movement, and disengagement.
Methods for addressing factor include 1. constant movement allowing students to remain active and 2. choice in learning, allowing students to have some say in their learning.
Need to belong
Possible causes include social obligations, self-esteem issues, jealousy of others, and lack of belonging in any group.
Types of misbehavior include making fun of others, excluding others, lashing out when left out of things, and detachment.
Methods for addressing factor include 1. creating a positive classroom community with morning meetings and 2. modeling positive behaviors of inclusion with frequent examples
Possible causes include negative role models, lack of previous knowledge of social-emotional intelligence, and lack of positive modeling.
Types of misbehavior include unkind actions, disrespectful actions, dishonest actions, exclusive actions.
Methods for addressing factor include 1. defining emotions as a class and discussing reactions using a mood meter and 2. use of a fix-it-ticket that has student reflect on actions and ways to change behavior in the future.