Presentation on theme: "M ake Good Choices To: A ccept Responsibility V alue Self, Others, and Property S tay Safe Patriot STAR is a PBS Program PBS = Positive Behavior Supports."— Presentation transcript:
M ake Good Choices To: A ccept Responsibility V alue Self, Others, and Property S tay Safe Patriot STAR is a PBS Program PBS = Positive Behavior Supports
What is PBS all about? (Information from schools who have implemented a PBS program) Children are caught being good. Focus on what we want students to do. Very Proactive vs. Reactive. Students report feeling positive, safer, and respected. Parents report feeling more positive about the school. Students greet adults and others in the building. Hallways are quieter. Lunchrooms are less noisy. Teachers are talking about academics instead of behaviors.
S peak and act respectfully T ry your personal best A ccept responsibility R eady to learn Pleasant Ridge Selected these 4 Behavioral Expectations
Staff then defined what STAR would look like in multiple building locations, resulting in an Expectation Matrix. These expectations are then taught and reinforced with the students.
Lunch RoomPlaygroundPodHallwayRestroomSpecialsBusAssemblies S Speak/ Act Respect -fully Use Good Manners Please, Thank you, Excuse Me Use a 6 Inch Voice Keep Hands/Feet to self Be polite to lunchroom staff & classmates Keep Hands/Feet to self Wait your turn when playing games or using equipment Use Good sportsman- ship Use appropriate language Use 6 inch voices Keep Hands /Feet to self Wait your turn Greet others respectfully – eye contact, pleasant quiet voice, appropriate words Pass between classes orderly When the morning bell rings, walking carefully and respect-fully to enter the pod Respect privacy Wait quietly for your turn Respect personal space by keeping hands and feet to self Listen to the teacher/ speaker Raise your hand to talk Line up quickly and quietly Keep Hands/Feet to self Use respectful words Respect others personal space Use a 6 inch voice Greet bus driver with hello Say Thank You to the bus driver Keep Hands/Feet to self Raise hand at appropriate times Show appreciation in appropriate manner Respond to questions in appropriate manner Respectful applause and cheering
Lunch Room PlaygroundPodHallwayRestroomSpecialsBusAssemblies T Try Your Personal Best Show lunch room staff your apprecia- tion Walk and remain in line Include others Share equipment Act appropriately on the playing fields and play equipment Get plenty of exercise Be prepared w/appropriate clothing based on weather Follow procedures Use good manners Respect & protect artwork & bulletin boards If working in hallway, complete work in a timely manner Walk in single file, second tile with a smile Aim at correct target Flush Participate in specials with a positive attitude Follow bus rules Help others remember STAR Be ready to get off the bus @ your stop Stay in bus safety zone Follow directions Leave the assembly with new knowledge/ information
Lunch RoomPlaygroundPodHallwayRestroomSpecialsBusAssemblies A Accept Respon -sibility Take the lunch you ordered Remain seated & raise hand if something is needed Help others When the lights go off, turn voices off & listen to adults Pick up playground equipment & return it to proper receptacle Follow game rules Use equipment wisely Be honest if there is a problem Keep bags /coats put away – hanging or in baskets – yours and other Keep area clean – trash, books, papers, folders, paper towels Use line basics Line Basics – hands to self, walking feet, no talking, face the front, arms distance apart Keep hallway clean Keep black marks off the floor Quiet shoes Take care of school property Keep restrooms clean Report problems to adults Be prepared with appropriate materials Line up and wait appropriately Keep track of belongings & take them with you Walk down the hall to the bus Allow others to pass/be seated Report Problems Keep bus clean Listen to the Speaker without talking When the quiet signal is given, mimic the signal, turn voices off, and eyes on the speaker
Lunch RoomPlaygroundPodHallwayRestroomSpecialsBusAssemblies R Ready to Learn Have what you need to eat the first time thru the line before you sit – ketchup, mustard, spoon/fork Pick Up Trash on the table and the floor before you leave, even if it doesnt belong to you Be safe Report problems to adults Line up with bell/whistle at the end of recess Follow adult directions Enter building quietly Have materials ready from your backpack before the tardy bell Return to class quickly Be appropriate when working in the pod Before school, sit criss-cross Listen for & follow directions Have materials ready Go directly to destination Use the restroom and return quickly 1,2,3= 1 squirt of soap, 2 paper towels, 3 points in the basket Wash hands (long enough to sing happy birthday or ABC to self) Take materials to class Listen for instructions Ready to listen to directions Listen to the bus drivers instruction Stay in seat/facing forward Keep materials in backpack Be on time Audience Basics – sit criss-cross, hands to self, eyes on speaker, turn voices off Walk quietly into & out of MPRoom Take care of restroom needs before program
Name: _________________________ Date:__________ Class Teacher: __________________ Expectations: S peak and act respectfully T ry your personal best A ccept responsibility R eady to learn Comments : _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ Staff : ____________________________ Now staff catch students demonstrating the STAR expectations, and are recognized with a Patriot STAR.
Redemption Menu (a sampling from the full menu) Hat Day Slipper Day Feed the Fish Be a WatchPUP (Patriot Using Positive Skills) Lunch with a teacher Teacher/Staff Assistant Trip to Hollywood Blvd (store) Use the STAR Chair Additional Recess or Specials Lunch with the Principal
Instant Recognition Glow in the dark Patriot STAR cup Weekly Drawings Lunch with Principal – Dining with the STARs Restaurant Certificates Picture on a Hollywood STAR to be hung on wall & displayed on entryway Kiosk
How Can I Support Patriot STAR as a Parent? When your child comes home with a Patriot STAR Ask them what they did to receive it Help them set a GOAL or area to focus on Reinforce the STAR expectations Develop your own expectations for what STAR looks like at home Feel free to develop your own Redemption menu at home or reward them by letting them do simple things Help choose and fix dinner Choose the game for family night Choose the movie for family night Eat dinner using the special plate Stay up 15/30 minutes longer on the weekend