Posts in "School Culture"

5 Reasons Why PBIS Positive Rewards Work

June 19, 2015

PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support) is an approach used by school personnel to establish evidence-based behavioral interventions to help students achieve success in social, emotional, and academic areas. One of the tenets of this proactive approach to behavior management involves eliminating punishment and shifting the focus to positive reinforcement to encourage advanced student behaviors. This can… Read more

How The PBIS Discipline System Builds Positive School Culture

June 15, 2015

The Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support–or PBIS—philosophy is influencing school-wide disciplinary methods nationwide. According to the Wisconsin PBIS Network, “The PBIS model has been successfully implemented in thousands of schools in over 40 states, resulting in dramatic reductions in disciplinary interventions and increases in academic achievement.” Historically, schools have disciplined students with negative reinforcement, through… Read more

PBIS Guidelines for Success

May 9, 2015

PBIS guidelines for success start with the support and cooperation of everyone, actively depending on the involvement of a whole school community to affect behavior and to minimize learning disruptions. A school-wide PBIS system engages teachers, administrators, counselors, and staff in proactive strategies that define, teach, and support positive student behaviors to create a more productive… Read more