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“A wonderful tool for administrators and teachers that offers child-centered resources and ideas to help our learners succeed, thereby making our classrooms more effective. I especially love the sample behavior reports, progress monitoring charts, and the self-monitoring chart. Helping students see that they are responsible for their actions and making them partners in their education are effective practices.”
—Megan M. Allen, Fourth-Grade Teacher, Cleveland Elementary School, Tampa, FL
Prevention is the key to a successful school behavior plan!
In today's increasingly diverse PreK–12 classrooms, problem behaviors can often interrupt instructional time and disrupt learning. Designed for 21st-century school leaders, administrators, behavior specialists, and classroom teachers, this research-based guide offers specific strategies and plans for preventing problem behavior at both the classroom and school level.
Based on the premise that ...
Chapter 5: Social Skills Instruction and Generalization Strategies
Social Skills Instruction and Generalization Strategies
Changes in society at the beginning of the 21st century have made social skills instruction an essential part of the course of study in public schools. Employers require skills in teamwork, communication, and problem solving. Unfortunately, economic and social pressures leave families less time to teach their children how to get along with others, and increasing numbers of children come to school with significant deficits in those abilities. At the same time, developmental theorists like Vygotsky and Bronfenbrenner have expanded educators' awareness of the ...