Behavior

Don’t Suspend Me! An Alternative Discipline Toolkit

Learn how alternative discipline methods can create long-term change. Suspensions don’t work. They don’t improve behavior and they don’t address the social-emotional needs of students. It is time to change the culture of discipline in schools. There are better, alternative discipline methods that can create positive, meaningful long-term changes in the behavior of challenging students. Aligned with educational law, Don’t ...

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Building Resilience in Students Impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences

Use trauma-informed strategies to give students the skills and support they need to succeed in school and life. Nearly half of all children have been exposed to at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), such as poverty, divorce, neglect, homelessness, substance abuse, domestic violence, or parent incarceration. These students often enter school with behaviors that don’t blend well with the ...

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Start With the Heart

Start with the heart to build a school climate in which achievement will flourish. You can build an empathetic school culture that promotes genuine acceptance of one another, an appreciation for diversity, and an intrinsic desire to contribute and grow academically-a school environment that is inviting, positive, and engaging! In this easy-to-read, inspiring book, educational consultant and former high school ...

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Leading for Change Through Whole-School Social-Emotional Learning

Develop and cultivate a positive school culture! Calling all change agents! If you are hoping to join other schools and districts across the country that are adopting Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) programs and practices to improve student outcomes and teacher capacity, then you’ve found the right book. Let Jennifer Rogers share her specialized experience in developing and implementing behavioral and social-emotional ...

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Don’t Suspend Me! & PBIS Handbook Bundle

A complete set for building a behavior system that meets students’ social-emotional learning needs! This bundle includes the popular Don’t Suspend Me! Alternative Discipline Toolkit book plus the three PBIS Handbooks: Tier One, Tier Two, and Tier Three. Students can’t learn if their social-emotional needs aren’t being met. Now more than ever, schools play a critical role in students’ social ...

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The PBIS Tier Two Handbook: A Practical Approach to Implementing Targeted Interventions

Move away from one-size-fits-all support-to targeted interventions that work. In this highly anticipated follow-up to The PBIS Tier One Handbook, you’ll find everything you need to continue transforming support in your school. Where that book focused on establishing schoolwide behavior systems, this volume addresses interventions that target specific student needs. No more fitting square pegs in round holes-instead you’ll develop ...

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The PBIS Tier One Handbook: A Practical Approach to Implementing the Champion Model

Harness the proactive power of PBIS to improve student behavior. More punishment won’t improve student behavior. Now, there’s a better way: The Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Champion Model. Through this breakthrough alternative, schools have reduced disciplinary incidences by 50% or more by implementing proactive, school-wide prevention practices. This research-based, action-oriented framework written by leading experts in PBIS implementation, ...

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Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools

In the U.S., at least one in four youth experiences trauma severe enough to negatively affect their school success. You can give hope and help to these students with this reader-friendly how-to guide — your springboard for building responsive, trauma-sensitive pre-K–12 schools. Drawing on her extensive experience as a school counselor, trainer, and mother, trauma expert Jen Alexander delivers a ...

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The PBIS Tier Three Handbook: A Practical Guide

Help students with the toughest behavior challenges. Round out your school’s PBIS system with this comprehensive guide! You’ve already established school-wide behavior systems and developed solutions for at-risk students-now you’ll implement effective interventions for students with the most challenging behavior needs. Like companion volumes The PBIS Tier One Handbook and The PBIS Tier Two Handbook, this interactive resource takes you ...

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PBIS: Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

This reference guide by Christine Ditrano provides both school wide, as well as classroom strategies for preventing disruptive behavior and enhancing a school’s organizational climate using Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, or PBIS. The multi-tiered PBIS problem-solving model is proactive and flexible, and provides a unifying framework for all school improvement efforts. It consists of four elements: Data for decision ...

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Webinar: Managing Challenging Behavior 2.0: What to Do When the Basics Aren’t Enough

Dealing with challenging behavior continues to be among the greatest concerns of teachers. When basic classroom management is sound, but behavioral challenges persist at high rates or intensities, educators may be especially stressed. While it is critical to ensure that the basics are there (e.g., expectations are clear, appropriate behavior is reinforced, social skills are actively taught), this webinar will ...

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Webinar: Managing Behavior 1.0: Do These Things First

There are scores of textbooks, websites, and other resources describing theories and interventions for challenging behavior in schools, and sorting through such information can be more overwhelming than helpful. In reality, a few fundamentals probably provide the foundation necessary for successfully managing classroom behavior. Grounded in an antecedent, preventive mindset, this webinar will focus on a proven set of key ...

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The Special Educator’s Toolkit: Everything You Need to Organize, Manage, and Monitor Your Classroom

Overwhelmed special educators: Reduce your stress and support student success with this practical toolkit for whole-classroom organization. A lifesaver for special educators in any K–12 setting, this book-and-CD set will help teachers expertly manage everything, from schedules and paperwork to student supports and behavior plans. By Cindy Golden. 2012. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-59857-097-7. #BP217.  

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Early Social-Emotional Development: Your Guide to Promoting Children’s Positive Behavior

With expulsion rates three times higher in pre-K classrooms than in K–12 classrooms*, behavior is one of the biggest and most pressing challenges faced by early childhood educators and providers. Find research-based guidance and strategies in this book, an essential resource for professionals working with children from birth to age 5. You’ll start with a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of early ...

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Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: A Teacher’s Guide

To prevent and resolve common behavior problems in young children, early childhood teachers need a full understanding of what’s behind the behaviors and strategies that really work. This complete professional development package gives pre- and in-service educators the practical help they’ve been waiting for. Taking a “big picture” approach to this critical topic, this book-and-CD set illuminates the diverse influences ...

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