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Learners cannot learn in chaos. Teachers as facilitators of learning is also the classroom manager. Numerous research and studies have correlated that positive classroom management is vital for effective teaching and learning to happen. Studies also showed that disruptive behaviors inside the classroom will be a great hindrance for learning if not addressed properly.On the other hand, studies have also shown that corporal punishment or punitive approaches to disruptive behavior have cause more harm rather than to solve the problem. These negative responses were able alleviate and not decrease the learners sense of responsibility with their
actions. Inflicting fear within them is not an effective solution to stop the learners misbehaviors.The GRIN Approach (Guidance, Redirection and Interaction Notebook) is an intervention which helps to minimize classroom’s disruptive behaviors and increase the learners’ academic engagements. Through anecdotal records in the form of journal pseudo social contracts,learners, parents and or guardians and the teacher agree of certain personal interventions suggested by the parties that can help the learners reflect on the consequences of his/her behavior inside the classroom. The GRIN Approach also increases the academic engagements of the learners especially those who are at risk of dropping out or engaging into belligerent behaviors.
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