Negative Behavior Of The Classroom

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Negative behavior in the classroom makes teaching and learning difficult in urban schools. The results from the negative behavior has caused a decline in student profientency and teacher’s retention.
Introduction
The behavior of students in the classroom has transitioned over time. More disruptive behavior is emerging and adequate teaching is the declining. A rise in disruptive behavior in the classroom has caused educators to use more time on discipline rather than focusing on effective teaching. (Rosenburg and Jackman, 2003). Studies show that the most challenging task of a classroom educator is negative behavior. (White, R., Algozzine, B., Audetra, R., Marr, M., & Ellis, E.D. (2001) Negative or disruptive behavior in the classroom can be defined as any conflict with the learning and teaching in the classroom. (Harrell II and Hollis Jr., 2009) Not only are children in the classroom with behavior problems growing, (White et. al., 2001) there are also an increase with children seeking services for mental disorders. Emotional and behavior disorder (EBD) and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is the most diagnosed mental health disorder for children. (Rosenburg and Jackman, 2003). These disorders are some of the reasons that has contributed to negative behavior in the classroom. Disruptive behavior can really cause a hindrance with the teaching and learning process. In a study by Scrates (2005), 56% of the teachers reported regularly
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