Educators educating Educators

Jan 19

Factors of Behavior

“I love kids who challenge me. I love the kids who don’t get it, don’t get it, and then suddenly their whole face changes. My philosophy is any child can learn.”

Kim Muller

F.L. Walther School, Lumberton School District, NJ

2009 Presidential Award for Excellence Recipient


12 Factors Influencing Behavior in the Classroom

~ Student/teacher interaction (social/academic)


~ Developing & setting expectations


~ Motivational attributes


~ Providing a stable learning environment


~ Teaching style


~ Knowledge of Students’ Learning style


~ School & classroom culture


~ Classroom management


~ Metacognition & cognitive processes


~ Home environment & parental support


~ District demographics & policies


~ Developmental theory



“If we can control the attention of the child, we solve the problems of education.” Maria Montessori

This month Ed Tip will examine how to improve students' learning by activating their attention.