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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?
Solution: (Rates are posted for this solution!)
I know when I was younger I would consistently ask my parents and teachers to check over my work or I would always ask them what the next of something would be. I felt like I need to be consistently validated and reassured that I was doing the right thing. I had to learn that I was fine and not everything I did needed feedback. It's possible this student is feeling the same kind of pressure. I would want to sit with them and go over what they're feeling and remind them that asking questions is totally fine but not necessary for every single step. Have the student wait before asking a question and maybe instead write it down for when the teacher asks if there are any questions. Again, the student may just be anxious about their performance in class and feels like they need extra help even if they don't.
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 this is a great situation that is posed and it relates to personal experience. I think simply speaking with them and letting them know that they are doing fine and if they need help they can ask a buddy.
Rated On: September 29, 2021 6:04 pm
Rated By: vuzuDe