The relationship between students’ accuracy with schoolwork and their subsequent behavior is described by the 80% Commandment: “Thou shall not expect a student to do a learning task when he or she does not have the skills to complete the task with 80% success. Otherwise, that student will either act out or tune out.” Today’s frustrated students who lack basic skills most often respond by acting out.
Managing Unmanageable Students
Elaine McEwan-Adkins & Mary Damer
Tattoo that to your forehead.
constructivism as masked aggression
the 80% rule