Introduction To Dealing With Difficult, Defiant And Unmotivated Students Adams

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As it turns out,, about 85% of the classroom disciplinary issues appear to be caused by >15% of the students. How we deal with this 15% while not disheartening and discouraging the majority of …

As it turns out,, about 85% of the classroom disciplinary issues appear to be caused by >15% of the students. How we deal with this 15% while not disheartening and discouraging the majority of students is the key to creating a working environment for students and teachers, alike.

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  • 1. Dealing with Difficult, Defiant and Unmotivated Students
    The following slides are excerpts
    from the workshop.
    Contact Barb Adams for more information
    at (585) 200-8769 or barbarafadams@yahoo.com
  • 2. Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer Guiding the Way to Success…Where Teachers Can Teach & Students Can Learn©Your School’s Name here
  • 3. Classroom Management
    Dealing with
    Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 4. Activity #2:Now-After-How
    Classroom management graphic organizer
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 5. Synonyms?
    Discipline is not the same as punishment.
    Authoritative is not the same as dictatorial.
    Consistency is not the same as, well…thesame.
    Being friendly is not the same as being friends.
    Having fun in class does not mean that learning is not taking place in class.
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 6. The Difficult or Defiant Students-Whoare they?
    The unmotivated student who performs below capacity
    Those with weak social skills who have a hard time getting along with peers
    The non-traditional learner who has difficulty with the academic demands of the classroom
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 7. Which needs can educators meet?Are we supposed to do EVERYTHING?
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 8. What are the consequences of NOT meeting students’ needs?
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 9. YOU GOT IT!
    Difficult, Defiant
    &/or
    Unmotivated Students!
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 10. Cycle of Conflict
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 11. Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 12. Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 13. Breakingthe Cycle of Conflict
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 14. Address Students Assertively
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
    Assertive
  • 15. Clearly communicates expectations to students
    Expresses disapproval of the specific, inappropriate behavior & immediately follows up with what is expected
    Does not jeopardize student’s rights
    Addresses inappropriateness of behavior while allowing student to maintain dignity
    The Assertive Teacher
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 16. Graceful Exits
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 17. Graceful Exits (cont.)
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 18. Practical Strategies for Success! Your Toolbox
    Create win-win authority relationships.
    Make success possible for ALLstudents.
    Accommodate a wide range of acceptable learning behaviors for the wide range of academic abilities.
    Make authentic connections with kids.
    Increase positivity.
    Support the needs
    of non-traditional learners.
    Keep FUN in teaching & learning!
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 19. Enact district-wide discipline codes.
    Teach students how to follow the discipline code that is rigorously and fairly enforced.
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 20. 3. Implement effective classroom management practices.
    4. Implement programs to modify student behavior.
    5. Establish alternative placements that should include ‘wraparound’ supports for chronically disruptive students.
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 21. 6.Develop school safety plans.
    7. Support the work of families, religious institutions and communities in developing sound character in children.
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 22. Assessing & Addressing Your School’sDiscipline Code
    Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer ~ Difficult, Defiant & Unmotivated Students
  • 23. Contact Educational Consultant & Trainer Barb Adams for complete workshop detailsbarbarafadams @yahoo.com(585) 200-8769