Dealing with the Hinderance of Poor Student Behavior in the Classroom

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In a class, for effective learning to take place, there must be a good communication between the students and the teacher. For one to know that learning has taken place there must be a change of behaviour. However this process can be hindered by several factors in a class setting such as students’ behaviour, noise, language barrier and many others. They key hindrance of passage of knowledge from the teacher to the student is students’ behaviour. This the basic attribute that will determine whether a teacher will have an easy time teaching or a very hard time. This paper will look into various ways in which this factor can affect the learning environment and how they can be remedied.
To begin with, student behaviour is the manner in which the students portray when the context of learning institutions. In a class not all the students want to would want to cooperate with the teacher. The following are some of the behaviours would experience in class and how they can be dealt with(Porter, 2000).
Silence when asked a question.
Some students however would not answer a question especially when picked by the teacher. This might be because they are either shy or they just don’t want to answer because they just think it seems cool not to answer. These two ways makes a teacher to wonder whether he or she did not communicate well and the student did not understand. This would then make a teacher waste a lot of time explain over and over a concept that would have taken a very little time.
Doing a different unit apart from what the teacher is teaching
While teaching, a teacher may decide to walk around class only to find a student doing maths assignment during a history class. This kind of behaviour may result in a teacher deciding to suspe...

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...r that will condemn them will result in them being reserved and even hinder proper learning environment. Therefore the teacher should encourage the student to work hard end appreciate them when they do something commendable.
Know when to ignore
When teaching not all the student while be nice to their teacher. Some will giggle, some might decide to make some jokes. However, the teacher should not always make it appoint in commenting to everything but sometime he/she should choose to ignore some so as not to waste the other students time by dwelling on a silly joke made by one of the students at the back.
In conclusion, for an effective learning to take place a teacher needs to study his/her students so as to know when to deal with them. Some of the above discussed might show up and hence one needs to be prepared to deal with them accordingly in the next class.

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