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Unformatted text preview: cceed at school. If they do not have their basic
physiological and safety needs met, it’s hard for them to concentrate on
Glasser (1986) also identified five basic needs. The first need is the need
to survive or reproduce, which is similar to Maslow’s physiological and safety
needs. A second basic need suggested by Glasser is the need to belong and give
and receive love. Students want to feel that their teachers care about them, and
they have a need to care about others. A third need is the need for fun. A fourth
need is the need for power. Students need to feel that they have control over at
least some of what happens to them. You may find that this need is particularly
strong in young adolescents. Finally, students have a freedom need, or a need to
be free of the control of others. All of these needs are important to consider, but
you may want to pay special attention to the need to belong and the need for
Principle 6.3: Specific Near-term Goals . 51 Earlier in the chapter, we discussed a number of ideas that are relevant to
thinking about goal setting and classroom management. The proc...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08