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This must-have guide delivers a set of fifteen essential behavioral intervention techniques, supported by research and case studies that can be applied in any classroom.
Chapter 5: Supportive Proximity Control: Building Positive Relationships by Moving Around the Room
Supportive Proximity Control: Building Positive Relationships by Moving Around the Room
Supportive Proximity Control Defined
I refer to proximity control as the teacher's desk-side manner. It is the positive way you as a teacher interact with the student. Proximity control refers to the support that you give to a student by being within close proximity.
Effective teachers give lectures and provide instructions to students, but an integral part of that verbal and visual information is moving around and being close to students to provide supportive assistance and hurdle help.
Proximity control refers to your being in close proximity to students for support but not so close that the student perceives that you are hovering over him or ...