The PBIS World Book

Unable To Work Independently

The student may:

  • Frequently ask teacher or other students for help and assistance, or to do items for them
  • Ask teacher questions that are geared toward being given the answer rather that seeking direction
  • Try to negotiate others doing some problems or items
  • Always need to be around others to work
  • Frequently try to work with partner or in group
  • Need lots of one on one attention
  • Have difficulty completing assignments
  • Have to stand over student and push them to get anything done
  • Student stops working and ceases effort when not directly supervised
  • Quick to cease effort wen task becomes challenging
  • Becomes agitated and frustrated when faced with challenging tasks
  • Has trouble reading and understanding directions
  • Sits doing nothing
  • Makes up many excuses
  • Has to do other tasks before the task at hand
  • Hand in incomplete or unattempted work
  • Wait for assistance before attempting work
  • Not be a self starter
  • Demonstrate poor follow through
  • Act helpless
  • Play “dumb”