Chapter 10

Teachers may become more likely to use these

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Unformatted text preview: nsider these guidelines for use of time-out. • Time-out should typically be a short-term intervention, lasting about one to five minutes (Burton & Parks, 1998; Ewing, 2000) 28 • For time-out to be effective, participating in your classroom should be more reinforcing or engaging than being in time-out. Be aware that some students will use time-out to avoid disliked classroom tasks (Ewing, 2000; Reid, 1999). • With time-out procedures that remove students from your classroom, be careful of a negative reinforcement effect. Teachers may become more likely to use these procedures in order to avoid problem students. • If you have a separate time-out room, it should be well lit, well ventilated, temperature controlled, and students should be able to exit the room quickly in case of an emergency (Torem, 2000). Social Cognitive Theory and Classroom Management Social cognitive theory contributes to our understanding of classroom management by providing techniques to help students self-re...
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