Our children will be back and some will need a little extra help.
Positive Behavioral Support If a child doesn’t know how to read… –we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to swim… –we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to add… –we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to drive… –we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to behave… –we…?” …..teach? …….punish? Can we finish the last sentence as easily as we do the others?
C.H.A.M.P.S. P.A.N.T.H.E.R.S BEHAVIORAL RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION/INSTRUCTION (RtI) DISCIPLINE REFERRALS CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AND REWARD SYSTEMS
Positive Behavioral Support (PBS ) C.H.A.M.P.S. P.A.N.T.H.E.R.S BEHAVIORAL RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION/INSTRUCTION (RtI) DISCIPLINE REFERRALS CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AND REWARD SYSTEMS DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
Why Positive Behavioral Support Alters the environment to prevent common problems Teaches appropriate skills Rewards appropriate behavior Systematically uses data to identify appropriate supports for students
New Teacher Evaluation Scales DQ6 Establishing rules and procedures –#4 Establishing classroom routines DQ5 Engaging students –#24 Noticing when students are not engaged DQ8 Establishing and maintaining Effective Relationships with Students –#38 Displaying objectivity and control
Why Behavior Education? Traditional Discipline: undesirable behavior is expected to stop through the use of punishment. –We await for the problem behavior to happen –Appropriate alternative behavior may or may not be addressed –May actually reinforce problem behavior –Removes students with frequent problems
Behavior Education Positive Behavioral Support –Undesirable behavior is reduced by: Altering environments to prevent common problems Teaching appropriate skills and expectations Rewards appropriate behaviors Systematically using data to identify appropriate supports for students
Time Cost of a Discipline Referral (Avg. 45 minutes per incident) (1000=5.5 referrals/day) 1000 Referrals/yr 2000 Referrals/yr Administrator Time 500 Hours1000 Hours Teacher Time250 Hours500 Hours Student Time750 Hours1500 Hours
Year One Develop Expectations –P.A.N.T.H.E.R.S –CHAMPS Develop School Wide Reward System –Word of the Month (PANTHERS) – Panther Paws – Reward Day Revise classroom and office referrals Create Data System and Track Referral Data
LET’S GET STARTED!!! Positive Behavioral Support
Year One Revision of Discipline Referrals- –Need Volunteers for committee One from each grade level –Goal: To make referrals consistent with PBS and to enable data collection
Year One Develop Expectations –CHAMPS Assess needs for further training Who would like to assist in training?
Year One Develop Expectations –P.A.N.T.H.E.R.S Develop School Wide Reward System –Word of the Month (PANTHERS) – Panther Paws – Reward Day Activity Time