Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students
Anthony Rebora and Jessica Minahan
There are challenging student behaviors that are unresponsive to standard classroom management strategies. In fact, in many cases, standard practices can aggravate these behaviors. Learn why and how to develop a set of strategies for these special cases.
Jessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA, is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst, special educator, doctoral student, as well as a consultant to schools internationally (www.jessicaminahan.com). Jessica has over seventeen years of experience supporting students who exhibit challenging behavior in urban public school systems. She is the co-author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students (Harvard Education Press, 2012) and author of The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors (Harvard Education Press, 2014).