Positive behavior support

67 %
33 %
Information about Positive behavior support

Published on March 5, 2014

Author: sydellei



A case study on positive behavior support. A way for classroom management in urban school settings.

Case Study: Positive Behavior Support By: Sydelle Prosopio

Student Overview Miguel Rivera  Puerto  ESL Rico 1-2  6th-7th grade Previous Services  Pull out method was used on him.  Not accustomed to being in a classroom.

 One on one session  Completed work  Not many tangible incentives were given  Two more students were added to the class. A change in behavior • • • • • Poor behavior Instigated arguments Disengaged No longer provided work Disrespectful

Positive Behavior Support  Implement incentives for students during class.  In class praise  Tangible/Intangible items  Completed work=Candy/Chips/Cookies  Good behavior=Extra computer and music time at the end of class.

Quantitative/Qualitative Methods  Likes/Dislikes for treats  Behavior in previous school setting  Parent Input  Class interest  Checklists  Teacher behavior observation sheet

Target Behavior Target Behavior 2 1 (Excellent): (Okay): Completed and turned in assignments quietly and on time. Student was very respectful and followed directions Date 2/20/2014 2/21/2014 Target Behavior 3 (Poor): Student was not on task, responded in an inappropriate manner to redirection, and was disrespectful. Please refer to *NOTES. Staying on task, had to be redirected a few times. Student was respectful for the most part but would benefit from being more focused. 2 *NOTES 1 Participated and was well-behaved in class. 1 2/22/2014 2/23/2014 2/24/2014 1 2 1 2/25/2014 1 2 2 2/26/2014 1 2 1

 Checklist success  Motivation -computer use -cookies  Leader -helped peers -motivated class  Learner  Proud Results/Analysis

Discussions  Positive behavior support is effective.  Not only made him a leader, but he noticed the importance of completing his work even without the incentives.  There was a change within myself as well. -creating relationships -reflecting on teaching -stepping out of my comfort zone

References         Akey, T. (2006) School context, student attitudes and behavior, and academic achievement: An exploratory analysis-Building Knowledge to Improve Social Policy, 1-36. Retrieved from Anderson, C., Barnes A., Campbell, A., & Rodriguez, B.- (2013)- Effects of a tier 2 intervention on classroom disruptive behavior and academic engagement, Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 7(1), 32-54. doi:10.3776/joci.2013.v7n1p32-54 Anderson, C. M., & Spaulding, S. S., (2007), Using positive behavior support to design effective classrooms, PBS in the Classroom, 16 (2), 27-31. Retrieved from Arter, P. (2007), The positive alternative learning supports program collaborating to improve student success, Supporting Secondary Students Council for Exceptional Children, 40 (1), 38-46. Retrieved from      Baker, S., K., Horner, R., H., & Preciado J., A., (2006) Using a Function-Based Approach to Decrease Problem Behaviors and Increase Academic Engagement for Latino English Language Learners, Function Based Approach to Decrease Problem Behaviors, 1-23. Retrieved from Bloom, L. (2013) Providing Positive Behavioral Support for All Students, Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 7 (1), 1-5. Retrieved from Blum, C., & Cheney, D. (2009), The validity and reliability of the teacher knowledge and skills survey for positive behavior support, Teacher Education and Special Education: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, 32 (3), 239-254. doi: 10.1177/0888406409340013    Bondy, E., & Ross, D. (2008), The teacher as warm demander, Educational Leadership, 66 (1), 54-58. Retrieved from   Cambell-Whately, G., Khea, C., & McKinney, S., (2005), Managing student behavior in urban classrooms, The Role of Teacher ABC Assessments, 79 (1), 16-20. Retrieved from   Fleischman, S., & Osher, D. (2005) Positive culture in urban schools, Research Matters Educational Leadership, 62 (6), 84-85. Retrieved from   Gersten, R. & Ward, B., (2013) A Randomized Evaluation of the Safe and Civil Schools Model for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports at Elementary Schools in a Large Urban School District, Research Into Practice School Psychology Review, 42 (3), 317-333. Retrieved from   Hendly, S. (2007), 20 Ways to use positive behavior support for inclusion in the general education classroom, Intervention in School & Clinic, 42 (4), 225-228. Retrieved from   Kamps, D., Kravits, T., Stolze, J. & Swaggart, B., (1999), Prevention strategies for at-risk students and students with EBD in urban elementary schools, Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 7 (3), 178-188. Retrieved from   Negron, M., Sugai, G., & Simonsen, B. (2008), Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports Primary Systems and Practices, Teaching Exceptional Students Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, 40 (6), 32-40. Retrieved from     Simonsen, B., Sugai, G. (2013), PBIS in alternative education settings: positive support for youth with high-risk behavior, Education and Treatment of Children, 36 (3), 3-14. Retrieved from

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages Home Page

PBIS: Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports. OSEP Technical Assistance Center. The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions ...
Read more

Positive behavior support - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Positive behavioral supports is a behavior management system used to understand what maintains an individual's challenging behavior. People's inappropriate ...
Read more

Positive Behavior Support for Young Children | edX

You are here. Home > All Subjects > Communication > Positive Behavior Support for Young Children
Read more

Positive Behavior Supports - Positive Behavior Supports

Positive behavior supports Roll Out Kits give schools a set of visual aids to create a positive and productive learning culture. These visual aids are ...
Read more


Positive behavior support is now being implemented in a variety of places including schools, early childhood, mental health, and child welfare settings ...
Read more

Positive Behavior Support - University of South Florida

Positive Behavior Support. Lise Fox . Michelle A. Duda. Created by and available online from the . Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional ...
Read more

School-Wide Positive Behavior Support - Wayne RESA

School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) is a proactive approach based on a three-tiered model of prevention and intervention aimed at creating safe ...
Read more

Association for Positive Behavior Support - APBS

Behavioral and Biomedical Science Positive behavior support is based upon behavioral and biomedical science. Research in applied behavior analysis has ...
Read more

School - Home Page

School Meta Description ... Applying Behavior Analysis to School Violence and Discipline Problems: School-Wide Positive Behavior Support
Read more

Positive Behaviour Support | Autism Spectrum

Home; About Aspect; Aspect Practice; In focus; Positive Behaviour Support ; Positive Behaviour Support . The most frequent complaint of most parents of ...
Read more