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How to Build Positive Classroom Behavior
Transcript of How to Build Positive Classroom Behavior
BEHAVIOR... ...is typically thought of as 'the manner of conducting oneself.
...more generally, BEHAVIOR is:
The relationship between individuals and their environments. Take the time to teach classroom rules & expectations. Positive reinforcement will build
desired behavior. Discipline is more effective than punishment in changing behavior. REINFORCEMENTS...
concequences that follow a behavior (response) which INCREASES the frequency of the behavior (response).
If the consequence is not changing, maintaining or strengthening the desired behavior, it is NOT working.
--> Take a step back and look at the situation again. POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT STRATEGIES:
Praise students who do what you ask.
Praise students who follow the rules.
Praise 2 students before you correct anyone.
Optimum level of positive reinforcements is 1 per minute. Elements of Effective Discipline:
Positive, supportive, caring relationships.
Positive reinforcement strategies to increase desired behavior.
Strategies to reduce or eliminate undesired behaviors. Neutralize Arguing:
'I know', 'How sad', 'What a bummer', 'Could be', 'Nice try', etc.
Play dead - don't attempt to think.
For persistent arguer:
Arguing Hours: 11:30am & 3:15pm Big Take-away #1 Big Take-away #3 Big Take-away #2 Assume that students will require different curricula, instructional modalities, etc. to learn appropriate behavior.
Assume that we need to teach and review expectations, rules & appropriate behaviors as effectively as we teach academic skills. REPETITION is the key to learning new skills:
For a student to learn something new, it needs to be repeated an average of 8 time.
For a student to UNLEARN an old behavior and replace it with a new behavior, the new behavior must be repeated an average of 28 times. (Harry Wong)