Whether its appropriate action or not depends on the person's current skill level!
The action can be both appropriate and inappropriate..
How to analyze the background of the behaviour??
A.The teacher approached →stopped crying→high possibility.. the intention of crying behavior is to get Attention
B. The teacher ignored → xxx
If the child crys to get Attention,
Is it appropriate??
If she can deliver her will in others ways e.g. using illustration card, by talking etc.. it's not appropriate...
If she has no way but to cry...it's okay:)
Major 4 functions themselves are not good or bad !
1. Desire to get Attention (hmmm self approval seems deep one... it's common issues among adults n children in the era of SNS!! Self approval desire might be a bit different from desire for attention, getting attention is sometimes related to asking help for others)
2. Stimulation for self
Might be to feel relieved?
Hurting themselves case ?
It can be necessary to protect their selves
Avoiding to go to school
4. Get something they need