Hero is a software available for purchase that allows teachers to track data on various aspects of behavior in their classroom. This software is very easy to navigate and allows teachers to store all information on one program. This information can also be shared amongst teachers and administrators with a simple button!
This article is written by the Pearson Education Development group and it discusses the importance of ensuring that your classroom plan is a positive-based model. This will potentially reduce negative behaviors by focusing and rewarding the positive ones!
Pinterest again! This is a great board on many different examples and ideas that teachers have implemented. If you are new to Pinterest all you do is click the picture and it takes you to the website where the picture originated which provides more details about its use!
This website provides many different resources for teachers on behavioral management in one simple, easy to navigate, website. You simply click the subtitle you want to know more about, and a list of articles on that subject as well as charts and parent/teacher communication print outs when available.
This is an article by the American Psychology Association on the background and importance of strong classroom management skills. One particular aspect of this article that I enjoyed was it stresses the importance of using a tiered model which is not something that I think a lot of teachers consider when devising their plan.
Although this article is missing fancy pictures and vibrant fonts, it is an excellent read for all educators. As a licensed behavioral specialist, this was still a great refresher on the common mistakes we make in regards to assessing and managing behavior.
Although some of the strategies mentioned in the video may have to be adapted to the rules of your particular school district, following these tips can certainly resolve chronic behavior issues in the classroom.