Negative Attitude/Self Labeling as a Failure (Elementary) (Tier 1 (Tier 2…
Negative Attitude/Self Labeling as a Failure (Elementary)
Saves instruction time, brings students back to the task, does not have a significant negative association.
non-verbal cues (eye-contact or proximity control)
Be clear and concise
Some students need outward praise, keeps them engaged, and builds rapport and trust with students.
Give 4 praises to 1 criticism
Praise can be verbal or physical (hive-five, fist bump, head nod, etc.
Personalize and make praises specific
Tier 1 Intervention Tracking Sheet
This form can help the teacher record behaviors and Tier 1 inventions used. It also allows the teacher to keep track of outcomes.
Daily Positive Behavior Tracking Form
The Praise Game
This intervention can build off of Positive Praise used in Tier 1. This can continue to reinforce positive behaviors and protect a student's self-esteem without singling them out.
This can boost students' morale and motivation. This also helps students see teachers in a more positive light.
Should be voluntary
Stick with one mentor
This could improve student motivation and provide more home communication
Write specific steps for the student to follow
Create with student
Send contract form home to have parents sign regularly
Behavior Specialist/Counselor Referral
This strategy must have written permission from the child's guardian. It provides the student with more individualized care that can be tailored for their needs. It can also increase privacy for students and help them feel more secure.
Referrals can be planned or spontaneous
Behavior Specialist Referral Form
This form helps identify problem areas and gives a brief explanation why the student is being referred
This can keep track of students' behavior and outcomes of interventions. It also keeps the student accountable
This could help the teacher better develop appropriate coping skills for the student. This may also help the teacher better understand a student's situation.
Behavior-Intervention Tracking Sheet
This will help the teacher keep track or behaviors and how interventions are working.
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