Comprehensive Behavior Management: Schoolwide, Classroom, and Individualized Approaches supports teachers in preventing management problems and responding to unwanted behavior when it occurs in classrooms. The text offers a comprehensive presentation of three levels of behavior management strategies: individual, classroom, and schoolwide, all three of which contribute to a positive learning environment. A social learning emphasis in which human behavior is viewed within an ecological framework is integrated throughout the text. Application of this information is supported by a range of pedagogical devices such as vignettes, examples, strategies, and activities to show teachers how to manage behavior effectively. The analysis and applications in this text cover both general education and special education strategies.

Increasing Desirable Behaviors

Increasing desirable behaviors

Chapter Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to

  • explain why teachers should target behaviors to increase rather than simply attempting to decrease behaviors,
  • illustrate how different prompting strategies can increase wanted behaviors,
  • depict the process of shaping,
  • characterize the Premack principle and the response deprivation ...
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