Posts in "School-wide systems"

PBIS School-Wide Celebration Ideas

August 26, 2015

When it comes to PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports), it’s not all about adopting and creating well-organized behavioral interactions, or enticing the outcomes of social and academic activities among students. It’s also about the rewards and celebrations that come along with successfully deploying and implementing this approach (because positive behavior support is not just a standardized… Read more

How a PBIS Data Management System Helps School Administration

August 19, 2015

One of the first steps in implementing a PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) system into a school should be to delegate a team that oversees the commitment and maintenance of the program. In order to effectively implement the system, 80% of the school staff should be committed to integrating the program into the school… Read more

How to Create A School-Wide PBIS Behavior Matrix

August 13, 2015

The PBIS behavior matrix is a chart that clearly communicates your school’s expectations for positive behaviors in various school environments. It aides teachers and administrators in teaching, modeling, and reinforcing PBIS in the classroom, hallway, playground, cafeteria, and home. The purpose of a PBIS behavior matrix is to identify and display positive behaviors that meet… Read more

Using a Classroom Token Economy System to Reinforce PBIS

July 10, 2015

PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) is an approach used within educational environments which works on the principle of encouraging positive behavior through the use of positive reinforcement, as opposed to punishing negative behavior. Focusing on positive reinforcement and de-emphasizing negative punishment stimulates positive, constructive behavior in students. This system is used in schools to encourage learning-friendly changes… Read more

Tier 1 PBIS Rewards System

July 2, 2015

PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support) is an approach used by educators to develop interventions that help students achieve as much success as possible within their school environments — success on an academic, social and emotional basis. This proactive, evidence-based approach focuses on encouraging positive behavior in students through use of a PBIS rewards system and… 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

Our First 8,000 Students

March 23, 2015

Team(You) has a long and successful history of engaging students. Over 8,000 students have accumulated over 2 million points, and gained a sophisticated understanding of how their decisions impact their own lives. Team(You) is the web version of an innovative bank and incentive system used at the Bresee Foundation, an after school program in inner-city… Read more