There are many factors that may cause a child to become or display signs and symptoms of being at-risk. Here is a list of some school, community, and home factors that may play into why students display certain behaviours at school and what you can be aware of as a teacher. It is important to build relationships with your students and understand that these factors are out of your control, but if you are aware of them, then there is much that you can do as a teacher to create a positive school environment for the student and help them succeed.
Examples of School Factors:
Examples of Community Factors:
Examples of Family/Home Factors: