Challenging behaviour from students can be difficult. You need to keep your composure and control, but you also take the emotional toll home with you.
If students have less money, their home lives will be different to those with higher income. This looks different for every student and isn’t generalisable.
Whether your students are seeking positive attention or are acting up to get a rise out of you, there are strategies that you can use.
It’s tempting to use your usual behaviour management techniques, but this can actually reinforce attention-seeking behaviour and turn it into a real problem.
The students who like to get on your nerves, who seem to thrive on getting a rise out of you. How do you manage these students?