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Behavior Management

Description of the Strategy

Behavior management is a broad term that describes a continuum of practices, routines, processes, and actions that support the academic and social success of individuals or groups of students. Behavior management consists of an array of important tools for establishing and maintaining healthy, productive relationships between children and adults. When effectively and efficiently applied in classroom contexts, environments are created in which teachers can teach effectively, students can learn, socially appropriate and effective student-student and student-teacher interactions are promoted, students use effective self-management skills, and socially inappropriate or undesired student behaviors are inhibited or eliminated.

The effectiveness of behavior management is enhanced by efficient schooland classroomwide procedures that include establishing clear expectations for student behavior and systematically teaching ...

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