Tag Archives: PBIS

Summer Drift: How to Sustain the Momentum of PBIS Year to Year

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., and Char Ryan, Ph.D., coauthors of The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior. This post was originally published July 11, 2014. Like most educators, we always enjoy summer break—doing a little traveling and … Continue reading

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6 Strategies to Reenergize Your PBIS Team

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., and Char Ryan, Ph.D., authors of The PBIS Team Handbook After a long winter break, school has resumed. In northern climates (where we are from) it continues to be cold and snowy, and there is not … Continue reading

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Defusing Refusing: Reaching and Teaching Students Who Display Resistant, Defiant, and Confrontational Behavior (Part 1 of 3)

By Tom McIntyre, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenges Few educators have received advanced training for working productively with contentious kids—those pupils whose behavior patterns include frequent and intense oppositional and argumentative outbursts. These episodes, … Continue reading

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How to Sustain Enthusiasm in Your PBIS Team

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., and Char Ryan, Ph.D., authors of The PBIS Team Handbook While many of us may want to be thinking about summer vacation, sustaining PBIS should be front and center in everyone’s mind right now. Regardless of … Continue reading

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How to Handle Physical Fights at School

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In a 2011 survey by the National Center for Education Statistics, 33 percent of high school students reported being involved in a physical fight in … Continue reading

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