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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.

Differential Reinforcement of Other Behavior: Reinforcing Other Appropriate Behavior Desired to Eliminate Inappropriate Behavior
Differential reinforcement of other behavior: Reinforcing other appropriate behavior desired to eliminate inappropriate behavior
Differential Reinforcement of other Behavior Defined

Differential reinforcement refers to the practice of reinforcing other appropriate behaviors of the student including those behaviors that are in contrast to an inappropriate behavior. Reinforcement is provided for those behaviors that compete with the undesirable behavior or can serve as a substitute. For instance, if the student is yelling answers out in class, the other appropriate behavior is that the student raises his or her hand and waits until he or she is called on to respond. The teacher then reinforces the student for raising his or her hand and calls ...

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