Small behaviors teachers should consider banning from the classroom

08/19/2013 | Center for Teaching Quality

Small behavioral issues -- from keeping backpacks on to grooming during class -- are distractions from learning that often grow during class, middle-grades educator Ariel Sacks writes in this blog post. Sacks shares the five "pesky" behaviors that she does not allow, her reasoning for forbidding them and how she handles them during class. "A calm, authoritative tone that shows the matter is not personal is key to shutting these behaviors down before they become issues," she writes.

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