5 Bus Lesson Plans 1st Lesson Plan- Waiting for the Bus 2nd Lesson Plan- Entering the Bus3rd Lesson Plan- Riding the Bus4th Lesson Plan- Exiting the BusPBS Fair Guide: Shorter, faster lesson presentations
6 Blank Lesson PlanningStep 1: Identify the expected behavior and identify it in observable termsStep 2: Rationale for teaching the rule (Why is it important, give examples)Step 3: Identify the range of examplesStep 4: Practice/ role playing activitiesStep 5: Responding to behavior on the bus and role playStep 6: Prompt/Remind/Pre-teach expected behavior on the bus
7 Step 3: Identify a Range of Examples Waiting for the BusLesson PlanStudent (#/describe students): Bus Drivers Date: August 7, 2006Step 1: Identify the expected behavior and describe it in observable terms.When waiting for the bus (to approach) students will:1. Stand in line at Driver designated spot2. Keep hands, feet and objects to self, show what this means3. Wait for Driver instructions4.Step 2: Rationale for Teaching the Rule (Why is it important, give examples)1. a. To be safeb. So students know what order to get on the busc. To be a safe distance from the bus2. To prevent injuries and accidents- give examples3. So you know what you are supposed to doStep 3: Identify a Range of ExamplesPositive Examples of the Expected Behavior(this is what the expected behavior looks like)Negative Teaching Examples(non-examples, what not to do)Remain standing in a straight line, with handsfeet & objects to yourself at designated spot, and waiting for Driver direction-hitting each other-crossing street with out Driver instruction-standing in a huge group (not in line)-touching the person or backpack in front of you.
8 REYNOLDS SCHOOL DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION also in Russian and Spanish Student Expectationsalso in Russian and SpanishBUSSafeResponsibleRespectfulWaiting for the BusStay behind white line and off the streetKeep hands, feet and objects to selfWait for Driver directionsFollow Driver directionsLine up appropriatelyRemain in lineGreet the bus driverBe respectful of others and their propertyEntering the BusHold the HandrailBe seated quickly and slide overRemain seatedKeep arms length between you and person in front of youUse quiet voice (level 2)Riding the BusStay seatedKeep aisles & emergency exits clearKeep self & objects inside the busKeep food and drink in your bagKeep bus cleanAsk permission to open windowsUse appropriate language and topicsUse a quiet voice (level 2)Exiting the BusTake turns leaving; front to backMove to a safe spot away from busHold the handrailStay seated until door opensTake belongings with youKeep arm’s length between you & person in front of youEvacuationStay quietListen for directionsLeave belongings on busHelp others when appropriateExit quickly and safely
9 Implementation Needs Staff Needs -Training on PBS -In District And state wide-Support from Team Transportation-Regular MeetingsTransportation Tools for trainingDrivers Needs-Support from staff-Positive behavior from staff-Regular information-Posters and in-service information-Tools-Video on PBS-Bus Bucks How to use them-When do I write a referralDrivers Needs-Teach Expectations to students-Acknowledge Positive behavior of students-Hand out bus bucksNeeds from school-Support from staff at the loading zone-Accept Bus bucks /take care of rewards
10 Teach Bus Expectations APPLYING PBS ON THE BUSTeach Bus ExpectationsObserving Positive BehaviorDealing with Problem BehaviorCOMMUNICATEAcknowledge Positive BehaviorRewardsBus BucksSchoolsDriversVerbally 5-1Bus Bucks
11 What are the Expectations? To be…*Safe*Responsible*RespectfulAt the bus stops while waiting for the bus:Being SAFE is:1. Standing in line and off of the street, at a safe designated area.Why? So you’re safely away from cars and the approaching bus, so you don’t get hurt.2. Wait for driver’s directions.Why? So the driver makes sure the bus is secure and safe to enter.Being RESPONSIBLE is:1. Arriving at the bus stop 5 minutes before arrival time.Why? So other students are not late for school.2. Line up appropriately and remain in line.Why? So you will be ready to board the bus when it arrives.Being RESPECTFUL is:1. Keeping hands and feet to your self, and respecting other people’s property.Why? So others don’t get upset and may cause a problem.
12 Bus Evacuation Drill Safe Riding Procedures: Waiting for the bus CrossingLoadingRiding the busProhibited items on busExiting the busSecure the busEmergency equipmentEmergency exits and Evacuating bus
13 Rewards Verbal Praise Bus Bucks Special Seat Talk on the PA First One Off the BusSchools Accepting The Bus Bucks
14 And if receive 25 a special reward Enter drawing per class SchoolReward slipAccepting Bus BucksHow UsedOtherRHSPride BucksYesBy the OfficeGreat PrizesRMSShieldsEach househas a Box.Weekly drawingHB LEEWing TicketsBus bucks Worth DoubleWalt MoreyMustangBucksAlderReward TicketsHartleyLife SkillsBus Bucks and Life Skills are sameDaily drawingAnd if receive 25 a special rewardWilkesWOWScottThank You TicketsEnter drawing per classWoodlandTroutdaleHelping HandsFirstInto the OfficeSchool PA broadcastClass drawingSweetbriarStinger TicketsFairviewGlenfairThe Bus Bucks List
15 PBS FAIRS Join in the Schools PBS Fair Beginning of school Year After Winter BreakAfter Spring BreakSchool Bus is the stationDriver uses the PBS FAIR GUIDE
16 Bus Referrals Formal Bus Referrals submitted to schools PBS compatible Differentiated between grade levelsDocumented by school on SWISDocumented by Transportation Department based on driver submission
19 Transportation SET Adapt SET to collect Transportation data Interview random sampling of students and drivers at same ratio as SET school set visitsAdapt SET scoring guide to reflect Transportation dataDevelop SET graph