Zane talks excessively, once he pops his eyes open each morning until he goes to bed each night he talks. He never seems to shut up -J) He talks to everyone in our community and the conversations are always the same. – His fixation, trees, roots and branches. I am truly concern. How will he ever learn to settle down in school? I know he needs counselling but the system is deficient. It is failing my son. I feel helpless.
During a search, I found these tips so I thought I would share them with you.Helping Compulsive talkers
- Starting class will be tough.
- Everyone is distracted and others join in.
- If you take too long to address it, students will see it as unfair. Play video
What Do You Do?
- Identify Why They Are Talking- Attention, Peer Status, Sense of Achievement, Aggression?
- Talk Privately With Students Right Away
- Contact Parents/Guardians
- React Consistently
- Give Students Small Helper Tasks
- Position Student Closer To You (Teacher)
- Reinforce Positive Behavior
- Find Time to listen to the student. Build a solid Teacher-Student relationship
- What to Do with Poor Performing Teachers? (socyberty.com)
- What Are the Students Coming to School With Besides Their Backpacks? Ignore This Question At Your Peril – Or, Really, At the Student’s Peril: More Stories from Classrooms That Work. (wordswewomenwrite.wordpress.com)
- Response to Article (montessoriteachingresources.wordpress.com)