Presentation on theme: "Boonsboro Middle School Presenters: Amy Morgan & Amanda Kline BMS PBIS Co-Coordinators June 23, 2010."— Presentation transcript:
Boonsboro Middle School Presenters: Amy Morgan & Amanda Kline BMS PBIS Co-Coordinators June 23, 2010
The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella What? The interconnection of all of the various ‘Positive’ programs together. This synergy strengthens the overall climate of the school and allows for a streamlined and efficient delivery services.
The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella Where? Boonsboro Middle School, Washington County, MD School population – 776 students Rural area Emerging Suburb servicing Washington DC Baltimore
The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella Why? Common Goal It reduces the overlapping of the different programs Gives the view of the big picture Reduces scheduling conflicting of events Emphasizes the sense of unity throughout all programs Working Smarter to Work Harder
The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella How? Each subcommittee has a chair person that organizes the events and activities under their domain. Monthly core meetings are held, where each chair person share, reviews, plans, and fine tunes the implementation of their program.
The Big 5 Under PBIS Umbrella Who? Attendance Advisory Discipline Incentive WEB Character Counts! Olweus Anti- Bullying
Discipline Emphasis: ‘Data drives’ the PBIS program! Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, Specialized behavioral-based Teachers, Guidance, Bus Drivers & Administration. Synergistic Elements: Incentive – ticket/reward system Advisory – Mentor Teacher Olweus – Bullying Prevention
SWIS Data Various ways to view data Bar Graph Triangle Chart Data will be distributed to staff at the end of each month. This data is important and drives the PBIS Program.
Character Counts! (CC!) Emphasis: Provide education based on pillars of character traits, as well as, to celebrate academic & behavioral accomplishments. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, Specialized Behavioral-based Teachers, & Guidance. Synergistic Elements: Advisory – Pillar Education WEB – Student teaching student pillar lessons Discipline – Academic vs. Behavior double triangle
Character Counts! (CC!) Group of students receiving their award for the Pillar of Trustworthiness. May 19, 2010
Attendance Emphasis: Analyze data to provide opportunities to decrease truancy & tardiness, as well as, to celebrate excellence and improvements. Composition: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, Specialized Behavioral-based Teachers, & Guidance. Synergistic Elements: Advisory – Mentor Teacher Incentive- Celebration & Reward programs Discipline – Academic vs. Attendance double triangle Olweus – Bullying vs. Attendance issues
Attendance Students celebrating at the School Year Perfect Attendance Party.
Where Everyone Belongs (W.E.B.) Emphasis: Ease transition of 6 th grade students into the middle school atmosphere, as well as, develop leadership qualities within 8 th grade students. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Teachers from all grade levels, Teachers from all curriculums, & Specialized Behavioral-based Teachers. Synergistic Elements: Advisory – 8 th grade WEB Leaders teach 6 th grade students Incentive- Celebration activies: ie. Welcome, Kickball, Winter Party, etc. Discipline – Academic vs. Attendance double triangle
Where Everyone Belongs (W.E.B.) Winter WEB Party – Crafts and Human Snowman
Where Everyone Belongs (W.E.B.) Students at the WEB Spring Play Day Training Event.
Advisory Emphasis: Foster the relationship between faculty member and student throughout the entire school. Each faculty member is viewed as mentor; Group of students is viewed as family. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. All Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Administrations, Instructional Assistant, & Support Staff. Students are arranged by grade and consist of around students within each family. Synergistic Elements: WEB- 8 th grade WEB Leaders teach 6 th grade students lessons Discipline – Academic/Behavior vs. Attendance double triangle Character Counts & Olweus – educational platform
Advisory One of the many activities with in the Advisory Time (Team B) was the emphasis on Peace. We had several lessons about peace and the display towards others. In addition, we had a Peace Poster contest – see example. Finally, we incorporated ‘Community Read’ which focused on the book, “Schooled” by Gordon Korman and emphasized issues of bullying, tolerance, & peace. Give peace a chance!
Incentives Emphasis: Reward students for positive behavior, as well as, inspire to continually improve their behavior. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Grade Level Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Behavioral Specialists & Bus Drivers, Support Staff (Cafeteria & Custodians) Parent/Community Volunteers. Synergistic Elements: Discipline – Battle of the Busses Character Counts – educational platform Attendance – rewarding for regular attendance
Incentives Winter PBIS activities – 8 th grade Boys vs. Girls Basketball Game. Teachers refereed & Administrators helped coached.
Incentive Spring PBIS activities & the canisters for the ‘BIG’ End of the School Year drawing.
Olweus Emphasis: Handling bullying by assisting the victim, empowering the bystander, and limiting the bully. Composure: Various faculty members; ie. Various Grade Level Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Behavioral Specialists, Administration, Students, & Parent/Community Volunteers. *BMS staff trained school year & implementation school year Synergistic Elements: Discipline – Academic vs. Behavior double triangle Attendance – Academic vs. Attendance double triangle Advisory & WEB - Incorporating Lessons within teaching
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