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Positive reinforcement involves affirming the positive behavior that you wish to see increased. By keeping her steps clear and observable, Sonia created a plan she could follow. In these cases, a student may need to visit an administrator, such as a principal, or receive direct behavioral intervention from a specialist.

It is very likely that alone will cause them to stop. Teachers then review features they rated Sometimes or Never and determine which of them are priorities for improvement. Every student and situation is different, so you'll need to be familiar with a variety of strategies.

Thus, the first section of the self-assessment contains items that relate to creating a predictable, orderly learning environment. This step provides a method to help think through the changes needed to move from current implementation to the goal.

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Teachers can avoid this pitfall by identifying a small number of behavioral expectations e. Proximity can also be used.

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Finally, teachers create an action plan that outlines measurable steps they will take to achieve classroom management goals. One essential tool is positive reinforcement.

Teachers can then use the data to make decisions that support positive behavior more effectively. This makes Johnny feel good, and next time he'll be more likely to demonstrate the same kind of behavior.

The same concept applies to behavioral strategies. But just as behavior can affect all aspects of a learning environment, all the aspects of a learning environment can be structured to promote positive behavior. There may, on occasion, be times where you need to ignore a minor disruptive behavior, particularly if the student is purposefully trying to get attention from that behavior.

To unlock this lesson you must be a Study. Rating current implementation Sonia began by evaluating how consistently she implemented each behavior support feature across the four areas on the survey. After finishing the plan, Sonia set a date to complete the self-assessment again so she could see her progress and possibly identify new areas to address. Planned ignoring is intentionally ignoring negative or disruptive behaviors.