#1 Thing to Do Once Disruption Occurs
We know the saying about “an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure,” but what do we do once a disruption has occurred? The majority of disruptive behavior stems from students attempting to get their needs met. Kagan, Kyle, and Scott (Win-Win Discipline) identify seven “positions”, described as “where students are coming from.” Students may be:
- Attention – Seeking
- Avoiding Failure
Understanding where students are helps us match appropriate strategies and respond in a meaningful way. To learn more, read this summary.