Attention Problems – A student who has difficulty focusing on the task at hand may have trouble focusing on the teacher’s directions.
Aggressive behavior – A child who is easily upset and who acts out his or her aggression will have difficulty in class which will detract from the instructions.
Withdrawn behavior - A child who avoids involvement with others may not benefit from group instruction well and will probably not be able to work on small group projects or in other cooperative learning situations.
Hyperactivity – Hyperactive children often have difficulty staying on task and may also have difficulty staying in one place long enough to get much done.
Bizarre behavior – A student with bizarre and unpredictable behavior will respond inconsistently. Some behavior are so bizarre that instructions is impossible
Teaching strategies and materials for children with behavior disorders must be carefully coordinated and must take into account the individual abilities and disabilities of these children.
a. Planning – the main objective should be to find content and procedures that help students to reach goals. If a child often explores lesson materials before an activity begins, it is worth noting, because this need to become familiar with the materials may be an important learning strategy.
Testing Strategies and Materials
While testing strategies and materials through actual inst4ruction, it is important to give students with behavior disorders frequent prompts as they begin to practice new skills