On the move: Using teacher/student proximity to improve student's behavior

Gunter, Philip L.; Shores, Richard E.
September 1995
Teaching Exceptional Children;Fall95, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p12
Academic Journal
Provides an empirical evidence of the positive effects on students' behavior and learning when teachers leave their desks and circulate about the room. Completion of a literature review and position paper regarding classroom management strategies for control of students' inappropriate behavior; Recommendations of the position paper. INSET: Demonstrated effectiveness of proximity control..


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