If the behavior is not reinforced, it will fade.
Moving around the classroom while teaching can prevent problems from starting.
Quietly communicating to a student that you are aware of behavior that’s leading to trouble can stop it before it becomes a bigger problem.
Learning activities that appeal to a student’s interest helps keep him on task and out of trouble.
Support From Routine
A predicable environment reduces anxiety.
Support From Cognitive Restructuring
An adult who can read the feeling tone of the group can change the perception from “glass half empty” to “glass half full.”
Direct Appeal to Values
The group can have a positive influence on members’ behavior.
Support Through Humor
Humor can sometimes attract students’ attention away from a growing problem.
As a student’s emotions begin to mount, re-directing him to another activity can break the behavior chain.
Long, N., & Fescer, F., & Beck, B., & Beck, M. (2011). LSCI Powerpoint Training.