|There are questions that seek knowledge: Example, "What page are we on?"|
There are questions that send us the hidden message: "I am frustrated," "I am confused," "I am overwhelmed."
Before responding to that behavior. Three things can be done so the situation does not escalate.
1. Pause and exhale Check yourself responding and reacting sound
2. Validate the feeling Examples sound like. That's hard.
3. Restate the directions Give directions in smaller steps or use a
The challenge of teaching is that each student is different and we vary our verbal skills to meet the needs of those students in our classroom