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  Case: student always wanting attention
In a class i substituted for, there was this student who would always try to get my attention to show me everything they were doing or to ask for help on things she really did not need help on. This was a disruption as I had to stop talking to the students wether as a class or individually to see what the student needed. What solution do you suggest for this?
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I do want to state that this student seemed to want to cause a disturbance within the classroom. Keep in mind that if you stop each time she needs help, that will reinforce that behavior and she will know that you will stop whole-class instruction to take care of her. So I suggest you go over to her after whole-class instruction and talk to her privately and address any concerns. I would also remind her of what she needs to be doing instead of showing me everything at each time of the day. Remind her of rules and transitions and procedures. This student may need more time to grasp that concept but in time you must remain a strong force and remind her that it is not okay to disrupt constantly.
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: Constant reinforcement and reminders of expectations is a great idea. It's best to develop that independence and idea or trying all means before asking for assistance or attention.
Rated On: March 1, 2021 1:07 am
Rated By: maVeqy
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: i agree with you
Rated On: March 7, 2021 12:12 pm
Rated By: turyhu
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: I agree with this. The behavior of the teacher can often act as unintentional positive reinforcement for unwanted behaviors.
Rated On: March 7, 2021 3:53 pm
Rated By: WyJyGa
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: I agree with this response because it is totally true that the student will think it is okay for the teacher to stop the whole class just for her, and that is not sufficient for everyone else in the class.
Rated On: March 7, 2021 8:35 pm
Rated By: pydara
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: While this system may not help students who do this on a daily basis, it is practical and effective for a substitute teacher. Reminding students of the task at hand is better than simply disciplining.
Rated On: March 8, 2021 2:32 am
Rated By: Kessid Vonderhaar
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: If I were in this situation, I would exactly do this.
Rated On: June 29, 2021 2:15 pm
Rated By: MeMuXu
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: agreed
Rated On: July 3, 2021 2:01 am
Rated By: VuBytu
 
     
     
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The suggested solution is respectful of the individual (student) Yes
The suggested solution is relevant to the case Yes
The suggested solution is reasonable (easy) for the teacher to implement Yes
The suggested solution is likely to solve the problem/issue Yes
The suggested solution is original Yes
Comments: I think privately speaking with the student would be beneficial in some ways but also adding in that the student could have a set time with some sort of experience that would influence them to behave better in class.
Rated On: September 28, 2021 9:51 pm
Rated By: vuzuDe