Disruptive/ Interrupting Learning Time (Tier 1 Interventions (Take time to…
Disruptive/ Interrupting Learning Time
Signs of disruptive / distracting students
Leaving and re-entering the class frequently.
Making loud and distracting noises.
Making rude and inappropriate comments.
Speaking out of turn and blurting out.
Talking loud to classmates.
Engaging others while they are working.
Continually interrupting instructor.
Asking frequent and obvious questions.
Out of seat and moving around in the classroom.
How to Deal With Distracting Students?
Tier 1 interventions
Tier 2 interventions
Have a long conversation with the student after class.
Tier 3 interventions
Talk to the student immediately when he distracts the classroom.
Use charts to keep track of data.
Tier 1 Interventions
Take time to practice collaboration and group work procedures.
Cultivate growth mindset and model how to respectfully disagree with a different opinion without shouting out and being mean.
Remind students about classroom rules and expectations.
Move to a new location in the classroom where the student can not bother his mates.
Acknowledge positive behavior when the student is not interrupting the instruction time and when he is asking for permission to speak.
Reassuring and giving attention. Some students might have a lack of attention. The teacher can schedule some time to conference with the student in order to hep go though some challenging time.
Give first and second warning. Then, take away unstructured or recess time.
Provide a stress ball or fidget when the student is going through anxiety.
Teach relaxation techniques.
Give clear and consistent consequences. Keep a visual list of consequences in the classroom and use pictures on it. Remind student about consequences, occasionally.
Use hand raising tracking form
Tier 2 Interventions
Counselor referral. Frequent disruptive behavior can hide psychological problem. The counselor can be the best person to understand disruptive behavior.
Self monitoring interventions help students keep track of unexpected behavior.
Doing relationship skills lessons and interventions for groups and individuals
Daily behavior form. The student can use a reflective daily sheet to help him reflect on his own behavior and have control over it.
Earning free time for meeting behavior expectations.
Use an intervention tracking form
Tier 3 Interventions
Teach social skills.think of customizing specific social skills lessons and interventions for specific students.
Use sensory tools if the disruptive behavior comes from psychological issues. Use headphones, sit down on a yoga ball..
Put the student on a behavior contract.
Take away privileges. Not participating in fun Friday activities.
Use district behavior intervention referral.
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