Chapter 10

Be persistent glaser describes this as one more day

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: uestions like, “Is it helping you?” or “Is it against the rules you helped develop?” • Make a plan to do better. If students agree that their behavior is not helping them, collaborate to make a simple, short-term plan to improve. Think about the behavioral idea of shaping here. • Get a commitment. Ask students to demonstrate their commitment to the plan. This can be done through a handshake, or with a formal process like a contract. • Don’t accept excuses. If the plan does not succeed, focus on how to make a better plan. Don’t dwell on the reasons or excuses for the plan’s failure. 41 • Don’t Punish. Don’t interfere with the natural consequences for students’ behaviors, but don’t punish them for failing to execute the plan. • Be persistent. Glaser describes this as “one more day than the student expects.” Evaluate why the process failed and re-start the process. Sometimes the process fails because your level of involvement is not high enough with the student....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online