THE EFFECTS OF DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR TO THE SCHOOL PERFORMANCE OF GRADE IV & V PUPILS IN CABANGLASAN DISTRICT
Scope and Delimitation of the Study
The study focused on the extent of disruptive behavior which are – persistent tardiness and laziness, misbehavior, overt inattentiveness and aggressiveness affecting the school performance of Grade IV & V pupils in Cabanglasan district for the school year 2013-2014. The effects of school performance
Operational Definition of Terms
1. Disrupted Behavior – are behaviors that hamper the ability of instructors to teach and students to learn. (Antonya M. Gonzalez, Washington University St. Louis)
2. Explosive Temper Tantrums – is an emotional outbreak, usually associated with children or those in emotional distress, that is typically characterized by stubbornness, crying, screaming, defiance, angry ranting, a resistance to attempts at pacification and, at some cases, hitting. Physical control may be lost, the person may be unable to remain still, and even if the “goal” of the person is met he or she may not be calmed. A tantrum may be expressed in a tirade: a protracted, angry, or disrupted speech.
3. Stress – Problem, a form of DISTRESS (The New WEBSTER’S DICTIONARY of the English Language International Edition).
4. Overt Inattentiveness – is a common attitude that exhibited by children during classroom instruction such as sleeping, throwing anything to their classmate or classmates, reading the paper in class and keep doing things such as scrabbling their bags and etc. and not listening while the instructors are explaining. (Elias, M.J., “Guidelines for Educators” 2004)
5. Misbehavior – is misconduct exhibited by pupils in the school such as naughtiness, interrupting someone while talking, not respecting the rights of other pupils (borrowing anything belong to anyone or to their classmates without proper permission) and or inappropriate demands for time and attention from their classmates or teachers. (Cindy Chung, 2002)
6. Persistent tardiness and laziness – pupils who usually come to class late or arrived in the class not done as scheduled and did not make their assignments and if ever they did, they submitted it late and did not participate classroom activities. (Salmon, Peter C., 2000)
7. Aggressiveness – Aggressive behavior is behavior that causes physical or emotional harm to others, or threatens to. It can range from verbal abuse to the destruction of a victim’s personal property. Children with aggressive behavior tend to be irritable, impulsive, and restless.
Characterized or tending toward unprovoked offensive, attacks, invasions or the like, militantly forward or menacing.dictionary.reference.com/browse/aggressiveness.
Chapter 1 (Disruptive Behavior) – Scope and Delimitation