This must-have guide delivers a set of fifteen essential behavioral intervention techniques, supported by research and case studies that can be applied in any classroom.


Behavior impacts academic success, and academic success or the lack of it impacts behavior. If students are successful in the classroom academically, there often can be a reduction in behavior problems. Acting out and work refusal impact academic success. Students may exhibit behavior problems because they require less effort or less embarrassment than to complete academic tasks.

Inappropriate behavior management and disruptions that result from inappropriate student behavior historically have contributed to school-related issues including reduced academic achievement (Alter, Walker, & Sanders, 2013).

This book focuses on evidence-based behavioral strategies that can be used to increase academic success. The relationship between problem behaviors and academic problems exhibited by students can be complex. Some students first exhibit academic difficulties with behavioral challenges such as aggression. They then ...

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