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Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

The idea here is that situations in which an educator is the center of attention provoke challenging students to engage in common attention-seeking behavior, and that mapping can help teachers manage their reactions and avoid those scenarios.

Nationwide, schools and districts are rethinking their approaches to discipline in an attempt to curb the school-to-prison pipeline, a phenomenon that has seen “zero-tolerance” policies push more students into the juvenile— and, later, adult— justice systems.

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