This straightforward informational packet provides a basic overview on what a positive behavior support (PBS) plan can look like at the high school level. PBS is often used in elementary and middle school classrooms; this dwindles once students reach the high school level. The authors have compiled information in the form of statistics and charts, and outlined recommendations for implementing PBS at the high school level; barriers and costs are also discussed.
We all need a little back-up--especially when it comes to trying something new in the classroom. This site offers several online resources that can be used when an individual or a school is undergoing the process of attempting PBIS for the first time. The sites listed include suggestions, examples, and encouragement during what can be a tumultuous time.
Dr. Randy Sprick, an educational consultant and trainer, has created an entire series of short videos that walk the viewer through Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). These videos are easy to follow and are universal in their message, so that they can be implemented in any classroom across the nation.
This video is a brief introduction to the functions of behavior by two women active in the Positive Behavior Support team in Nevada. Understanding why a student is behaving in a certain way is crucial to being able to meet the student's needs and implement the most useful positive behavior support strategies.
Phil Beadle, an internationally renowned and award-winning teacher and author, teamed up with John Murphy to offer this straightforward and sometimes comedic look at behavior management, for even the toughest situations. Both authors have spent many years in some of the nation's roughest districts, and write from their personal experience about what works and what doesn't when it comes to positively managing behavior.
Even teachers often learn best through seeing examples and having tried and tested strategies to implement on their own. This text offers both. Written by a seasoned teacher and licensed clinical psychologist, this short but impactful ebook explores the roots of behavioral issues and seeks to stymie these with positive behavioral strategies.