They find satisfaction in challenging teachers mentally, socially, and physically.
This article is about when this sort of behavior goes too far. In schools today teachers can struggle to keep control of a classroom full of students.
Technology has shifted the balance of power in favor of the students, who can go home and ruin their teacher’s reputation very easily by using social media, texting and instant messaging.
They may spread rumors to their school friends and others about the teacher.
Plus, it’s embarrassing to have to ask for help, especially when the person you’re asking talks about how it’s easy and obvious.
Study authors claim that those factors influencing student decisions to use office hours are largely beyond the instructor’s control.
First, we have deep subject matter expertise, and that alone can be intimidating.
In addition, we evaluate their work, which they often see as connected to their character.
There are many things that older students can do in order to take advantage of the teacher, not only in the classroom but also in their everyday lives.
This can cause teachers to fear their jobs, and fear going out in public.