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Four Steps Model
Step 1: Identify the Behavior
Step 2: Understand the Effects
Step 3: Identify the Cause
Step 4: Avoid Mistakes

Related Behaviors
The Blabbermouth
The Blurter
The Interrupter
The Noisemaker
Behaviors At School

The Talker

Effects: How behavior affects teachers, classmates, and parents in the school learning environment and the home family situation.

  • Classmates and teacher alike are annoyed.

  • Both classroom setting and lessons are disrupted.

  • Starting class is difficult.

  • Everyone's attention is distracted.

  • Others are encouraged to talk.

  • Teacher's authority is undermined.

  • Teacher is put on the defensive when this student claims to be "picked on."

  • Teacher is required to reprimand continually.

  • If classmates are encouraged to talk, they get in trouble as well.

  • Classmates begin to believe teacher is unfair, unkind, mean, and bad tempered.

  • Time is diverted from the rest of the class.

  • Serious learning cannot continue for any length of time.