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To put it simply, it is just the smart thing to do. It provides support for actions and implementations in the classroom as well as giving the teacher information to follow so he or she will have an idea what will happen in the classroom before the strategy is implemented. Not to mention many research-based strategies outline the implementation methods. Countless strategies have been researched but some of the most impressive fall under the positive behavior support category, which provide positive reinforcement for good behavior while avoiding positive punishment in most cases. Effective Behavior Management Strategies for Teachers Student behavior problems are a major concern for the public, administrators, and teachers.
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