Whether you’re a beginning educator or a veteran in the classroom, student behavior (desirable and otherwise) has probably crossed your mind.
Since you’re working through this module, maybe it’s on your mind right now.
Have you ever wondered why students act the way they do or why they behave differently from day to day or from situation to situation?
If so, you’re not alone.
Understanding the factors that influence behaviors can be helpful for any educator. These behaviors not only include those we wish students would never display but also those that wewould like for them to engage in more, as well as those we may not even consider.
Here’s your challenge:
What behavioral principles should educators be familiar with to understand student behavior?