Unformatted text preview: p; Itkonen, 1993).. Consider
Ms. Budolf’s experience with a setting event and a student in her junior high
• “John has his bad and good days. He really has problems on the
Fridays before and the Mondays after he visits his dad. Almost nothing
that typically works with John, works on those days.” Teachers can manage key setting events in the classroom in a number of
ways (Conroy & Fox, 1994). First, you may consider modifying the physical
setting of your classroom. If you have students who easily distracted, you might
reduce the number of competing visual stimuli such as posters or displays in a
class. Second, you can modify your schedule. For example, you might alternate 18 high-energy social activities with quiet reflection and personal study time to allow
students to calm down from the first activity. Third, you might make curricular
modifications such as making sure that learning activities are at an appropriate
level for students. Fourth, you might make social modifications such as assigning
students who encourage each other to mi...
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