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Reduce Negative Classroom Behaviors with De-escalation Strategies

A teacher teaching elementary kids in a classroom.
Image by Stefan Meller

MSU education expert explains what’s involved.

While kids misbehaving in the classrooms isn’t unusual, many school systems have reported a lot more challenging behaviors in recent times.

Why is this happening and how can disruptive classroom behaviors be prevented?

Answering these questions and more is Dr. Reesha Adamson from Missouri State University. She’s associate professor and assistant department head of the Department of Counseling, Leadership and Special Education at Missouri State.

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A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the assistant director in the Office of Strategic Communication. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
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