Reducing Students' Refusal and Resistance

Walker, Hill M.; Sylwester, Robert
July 1998
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jul/Aug98, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p52
Academic Journal
Advises teachers on how to reduce students' noncompliance. Escalation of noncompliance; Types of noncompliance; Creation of a cooperative classroom environment; Focus on the initiation rather than termination of an action; Need to disengage if the noncompliance problem escalates; Examples of types and contexts of classroom commands. INSETS: What Is Noncompliance?;What Have Researchers Observed About Student Compliance?.


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