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How the Right Tools Can Help Students Manage Emotions and Behavior

How the Right Tools Can Help Students Manage Emotions and Behavior

The majority of adults have learned coping mechanisms for their emotions. These come in the form of taking a deep breath or going for a walk. Children, on the other hand, don’t have this form of emotional regulation. Couple this with the fact that, as teachers, we don’t know what challenges they face at home means that they’re more likely to lash out or react in a disruptive way.


The Importance of Teaching Students How to Manage Emotions From a Young Age

The Importance of Teaching Students How to Manage Emotions From a Young Age

Teaching students how to manage their emotions can help improve student-teacher relationships. Teachers involved in the social-emotional learning process are more likely to act with empathy. In return, students will engage with them better during their own learning process. This mutual respect can lead to a more orderly classroom with fewer disruptions. As a result, teachers experience lower stress levels during their time at work, thus allowing them to better educate and support their children.

Using Leverage to Proactively Address and Manage Student Emotions From a Young Age

Using Leverage to Proactively Address and Manage Student Emotions From a Young Age

Behavior management is essential if you want to maintain a level of order in your classroom. By managing behavior, you give your students the environment they need to learn, and in turn, succeed. But, what if none of the best practices you’ve learned actually work? What if the same student, or group of students, continues to disrupt your classroom?

Building a Sense of Community: The Key to Effective Classroom Management

Building a Sense of Community: The Key to Effective Classroom Management

While good classroom management is essential, it’s not the only factor that will contribute to high student achievement. Today, it’s just as important to create a strong sense of community among your students. This is because social and emotional learning is a crux to creating a classroom where children feel invested, empowered, and motivated to learn.