Resources for Student Behavior at Home
Creating a behavior contract with your child is best done in conjunction with some type of reinforcement plan. Visit the page below and make sure to scroll the page for additional links.
Ideas for Positive Behavior Support
Kickboard provides examples and resources for Positive Behavior Support and interventions
This link has a variety of resources that are listed by the behavioral category. You can choose a behavior category or you can choose from Tier 1 to Tier 3 tabs that are at the top of the page. Tier 3 is more intensive supports.
PBS Learning Media
The videos in this collection originated in courses that are available on PBS TeacherLine, Promoting Positive Behavior in Schools, I, II, and III, which showcase positive, systemic programs that help prevent problem behaviors.
Pre-Correcting and Prompting
Pre-correcting and prompting is a classroom management strategy you can use to tell and remind students of behavior expectations before potential behavior problems occur.
Respectful redirection is a quick, in-the-moment strategy for providing students with corrective feedback. With respectful redirection, you get your students’ attention without making a big deal by using a calm tone, neutral body language, and clear, concise wording.
Rewards and Reinforcement Ideas
Learn more about establishing a rewards and reinforcement system for your child's positive behaviors. Scroll to the bottom of the page for additional resources.
All kids feel anxious or stressed sometimes, like when they’re getting ready for a big test. But kids who learn and think differently may feel stress more often or more intensely. Self-soothing techniques can help them relax and regain their sense of control.
Taming Tantrums and Managing Meltdowns
Many people assume what they’re seeing is a child throwing a tantrum, and that could be. But it might be a meltdown. And if you’ve ever experienced your child having a meltdown, you know that the two have to be dealt with differently.
Here are some strategies for taming tantrums and managing meltdowns.
Teaching Self-Regulation of Emotions & Behavior through Modeling
When teachers explicitly recognize and respond to their emotions in class, students learn to engage in these processes themselves.
The Importance of Praising Your Child
You know it’s important to praise kids. But it’s even more meaningful for kids to learn to appreciate their own efforts. Self-esteem comes from working hard toward a goal and feeling good about it. So when kids see that their hard work is paying off, it helps them develop the ability to self-praise. What you say — and how you say it — can help kids to recognize things that they should be proud of.
A when-then sentence can help you nudge students toward appropriate behaviors. It clearly explains what you expect — and the positive outcome that will happen.