Fifteen Positive Behavior Strategies to Increase Academic Success

Author: Beverley Holden Johns
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483388506
Format: PDF, ePub
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Powerful behavioral interventions to help your students succeed Behavioral problems can disrupt learning for the whole classroom if not managed properly, which is often a matter of frustrating trial and error. This must-have guide delivers a set of fifteen practical intervention techniques that can be applied to virtually any situation in both pull-out and inclusive classrooms. Backed by research and case studies, each chapter is brief and to the point with a focus on one behavioral intervention technique. Insights include: Incorporating student interests in classroom activities Understanding the reason the student is misbehaving to plan an appropriate intervention Understanding how stimulation impacts performance

Handbook of Positive Behavior Support

Author: Wayne Sailor
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387096329
Format: PDF
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A revolution in working with difficult students began during the 1980s, with a dramatic shift away from dependence on simply punishing bad behavior to reinforcing desired, positive behaviors of children in the classroom. With its foundation in applied behavior analysis (ABA), positive behavior support (PBS) is a social ecology approach that continues to play an increasingly integral role in public education as well as mental health and social services nationwide. The Handbook of Positive Behavior Support gathers into one concise volume the many elements of this burgeoning field and organizes them into a powerful, dynamic knowledge base – theory, research, and applications. Within its chapters, leading experts, including the primary developers and researchers of PBS: (1) Review the origins, history, and ethical foundations of positive behavior support. (2) Report on applications of PBS in early childhood and family contexts, from Head Start to foster care to mental health settings to autism treatment programs. (3) Examine school-based PBS used to benefit all students regardless of ability or conduct. (4) Relate schoolwide PBS to wraparound mental health services and the RTI (response to intervention) movement. (5) Provide data and discussion on a variety of topics salient to PBS, including parenting issues, personnel training, high school use, poorly functioning schools, and more. This volume is an essential resource for school-based practitioners as well as clinicians and researchers in clinical child, school, and educational psychology.

Integrating Faith and Special Education

Author: Ben Nworie
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1498238394
Format: PDF, Docs
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There is an inherent connection between the Christian faith and special education. For example, both focus on the worth of the individual. Both also focus on fairness and on caring for, or helping, the weak. Similarly, both aim to equip and support others. This book helps the readers perceive this integral relationship that exists between the Christian faith and the special education discipline. This book utilizes the chapters that stem from real life professional experiences and scholarship of the contributors to model and encourage special education practice from a Christian faith angle. It is our view that special education practiced from this faith perspective will transform what is currently accepted as best practice, into a new system of special education experience that is wholesome, biblically-based, and characteristic of Shalom as wholeness (not just peace). Shalom in this sense has strong relevance in both the Christian faith and special education. The first three chapters highlight the connection between special education and Christian theology, and draw attention to the pivotal role worldview plays in being an effective special educator. The bulk of the body of the text looks at different aspects of instructional effectiveness in special education from a Christian faith perspective.

50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior

Author: Annette Breaux
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317927745
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written to accompany 50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior: Simple Solutions to Complex Challenges by Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, this Study Guide was written for the participants of seminars, book study groups, and other professional development events. This Study Guide serves as a roadmap to help you organize and work with your faculty study group. It provides assistance to staff developers, principals, team leaders, college professors, and other educational leaders who are working with teachers as they develop their professional skills.

Behavior Management

Author: Norris M. Haynes
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761859616
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book serves as a reference guide on the implementation of basic and more advanced behavior management strategies. It covers the principles and application of basic learning theories as well as those that integrate cognitions and emotions in treatment frameworks.

Academic and Behavior Supports for At Risk Students

Author: Erica S. Lembke
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462503047
Format: PDF, Docs
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Additional Resources; 4. Tier 2 Interventions for Internalizing Behavior Problems; Theoretical Foundations for Intervening in the Problem; Assumptions; Intervention Principles; Framework for Environmental Supports; How to Identify Children with Internalizing Behavior Problems; Measures; Additional Considerations; Review of Evidence-Based Programs for Intervening in Internalizing Behavior Problems; Evidence-Based Programs for Child Anxiety; Evidence-Based Programs for Child Depression; Review of Evidence-Based Practices for Intervening in Internalizing Behavior Problems.

Relationship Driven Classroom Management

Author: John M. Vitto
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148336089X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Positive teacher-student relationships are an important factor in increasing student achievement and motivation as well as decreasing a student's risk of dropping out, substance abuse, bullying, and violence. Learn how to proactively and positively manage your classroom and students and build on their inherent strengths and talents. Relationship-Driven Classroom Management is the only book to combine resiliency, classroom management, and discipline into one user-friendly format suitable for all teachers. The chapter material covers both preventive strategies and reactive strategies, including: Attributes of relationship-driven teachers Strengthening relationships with students Teaching and modeling social-emotional skills Cultivating student responsibility Creating and implementing effective consequences Building relationships with difficult and resistant students

Pyramid of Behavior Interventions

Author: Tom Hierck
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 193676508X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Students thrive when educators commit to proactively meeting their behavioral as well as academic needs. This book will help teachers and school leaders transform the research on behavior, response to intervention, and professional learning communities into practical strategies they can use to create a school culture and classroom climates in which learning is primed to occur.

Practical Application of Classroom Management Theories Into Strategies

Author: George R. Taylor
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761827306
Format: PDF, Docs
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In Practical Application of Classroom Management Theories into Strategies, author George R. Taylor outlines the specific skills educators require for successful classroom management and behavior-control strategies. Research supports the premise that knowledge of effective classroom management techniques and strategies is essential in helping teachers to effectively deal with inappropriate, aggressive, and/or unacceptable classroom behaviors. For new teachers, classroom management is especially critical. In the book the following key elements are named as the cornerstone of successful classroom management for new, as well as seasoned, teachers: 1) how to manage children from diverse backgrounds, 2) how to employ effective strategies to deal with various types of behavior problems, 3) how to effectively assess and diagnose behavioral problems, 4) how to seek professional services, 5) how to effectively communicate with parents, and 6) how to recognize the ways cultural differences impact behavior. The success of these strategies will depend upon the teacher's demonstration of appropriate models, maintenance of a democratic environment, and a proactive approach.

Die Chancen unserer Kinder

Author: Paul Tough
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 3608105891
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ein zentraler Aspekt von Toughs Untersuchung sind die Zukunftschancen von Kindern aus der unteren Skala der Gesellschaft. Wenn wir die richtigen Eigenschaften fördern, kann die soziale Schere geschlossen werden. Psychologen, Neurowissenschaftler und Ökonomen, die sich mit der Frage von Erfolg und Persönlichkeit beschäftigen, belegen: Charaktereigenschaften wie Ausdauer, Optimismus, Neugier, Mut und Gewissenhaftigkeit sind ausschlaggebend für späteren Erfolg. Aber wie kann man diese Eigenschaften fördern? Und warum sind sie so sichere Vorhersagemerkmale? Tough zeigt am Beispiel einer Brennpunktschule, wie die Förderung benachteiligter Schüler gelingt. Dieses kluge und provokante Buch wird den Leser fesseln – und es wird unser Verständnis von Kindheit, Schule und Ausbildung verändern.