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Behavior in School

It can be tricky to know how your child behaves in school, since you obviously can't be there to see it for yourself. What do you do if you hear there's a problem? We've collected advice and words of wisdom from experts that can help you get to the bottom of the matter and get things back on track.

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  • 11.

    Reinforcing School Expectations at Home

    How can we reward kids for good behavior in school and give appropriate punishments for misbehavior? Here are some back...

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    How Do Teachers' Expectations Affect Student Learning

    The term "self-fulfilling prophecy" is apt because once an expectation develops, even if it is wrong, people behave as...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    Analyzing Discipline Problems

    The first step in exercising your judgment is to examine your goals for discipline. It is crucial that no discipline...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Truancy Fact Sheet

    What is Truancy? Any unexcused absence from school is considered a truancy, but states enact their own school...

    Source: National Center for School Engagement
  • 15.

    Social Skills and Guidance

    Missing social skills is the single most common cause of discipline problems. Children’s squabbles over materials and...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 16.

    Behavioral Expectations in the Preschool Classroom

    As teachers of three-, four-, and five-year-olds, it is important to understand how development translates into...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    Oh, Behave! Personal Skills Your Child Needs Before Next Year

    Learn what behavioral milestones to look for as your kid gets ready to move up to the next grade level.

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    Some misbehaviors require an immediate remedy—for instance, they might interfere significantly with classroom learning...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 19.

    Definition of Terms

    Language is always changing. It responds to social, economic, and political events and is therefore an important...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Classroom Management Techniques

    There are times when the real issue may not be the child but rather in the teaching style of the classroom teacher, that...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall