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n. a list of observable and measurable behaviors which are recorded by a learning professional or a clinician. In the classroom, it is a tool which helps teachers monitor how students are progressing towards proper behavior. It also helps them assess learning styles, behavioral difficulties, and special needs among children.

BEHAVIOR CHECKLIST: "In constructing a behavior checklist for the classroom, a teacher must not only consider thought problems which affect learning and attention but also social problems which relate to aggressive and destructive behavior."

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