Understanding the relationship between proximity and student behavior is a powerful tool in managing student behavior in your classroom. The skills of proximity control are the same skills used by singers, comedians, preachers, and politicians to connect with the crowd. This lesson outlines the essential components of proximity control, and gives lots of examples to make it work for you!
Grades 3 - 8
Strategy 4 is as simple as it is important: move frequently throughout your classroom to constantly create new “front rows” of student attention.