Disengaged/ Unmotivated students (Tier 1 Interventions (Call on student…
Disengaged/ Unmotivated students
Positive behavior intervention and support
Tier 3 Interventions
Self monitoring improves productivity and self esteem. It involves sitting down with the student, defining the behavior to address and choosing a system by which the student can keep track of the learning progress.
Collaboration with student's physician and mental health provider in case of mental or behavior issues.
Peer tutoring. Create a less intimidating environment for students to ask questions. Give student one on one support.
Provide frequent feedback and attention.
Tier 2 Interventions
Reward system. Use stars, smiley faces, stickers. Use a star chart to track daily motivation and classroom participation.
Individual and visual schedule to check how much has been done through the day.
Behavior contract. The student has to agree on doing his best to improve his learning.
Counselor referral.The student need to work with the counselor in case of anxiety, family issues..
Teach social skills in order to make the student comfortable in the classroom. Make him build good friendship with his mates.
Use a daily star chart to show his participation and collaboration in the classroom.
Tier 1 Interventions
Involve the student interest in the assignment.
Greet the student first thing in the morning using name.
Move position in class to a better spot by the board.
Engage student and improve his participation, focus and interest before, during or after class.
Have a break to make a fun activity in order to motivate the student, have fun and build a social relationship with classmates and teacher.
Give more explanation and clarification to the assignment
Do unfinished work during recess.It provides student with limits, boundaries and motivation to finish the assignment during instruction time.
Call on student frequently to get his attention and focus. It will help him stay on task.
Praise when on task. Individualized and personalized praises. It helps boost confidence and self esteem. It is important to praise the process and not the result. This will help build a growth mindset.
Assign a classroom job in order to teach responsibility and take a sense of ownership.
Praise when good attitude and involvement occur.
Assign a body or a partner who will serve as a good role model.
Praise when cooperative.
Reward by calling parents or sending a nice note home.
Rewards, reward system and incentives.
How to deal with learning disengagement
Pay close attention to the student' s behavior and take records.
Tier 3 interventions
Talk to the student and try to find out the reason of his learning disengagement.
Tier 2 interventions
Tier 1 interventions
Signs of disengaged/ unmotivated students
Low motivation, low work completion.
Being disengaged from learning.
Having a poor sense of self.
Giving excuses frequently.
Sitting down and doing nothing when there is work to do.
Being distressed, occupied and upset.
Not participating in the classroom discussion.
Having fears: fear of failing, anxiety.
Having an "I don't care attitude".
Having trouble learning.
Not getting excited about classroom activities.