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Approaches to Positive Behavior in the Classroom



Course Description: According to the most recent research on teacher effectiveness, instruction flourishes in a classroom environment that promotes a collaborative community.  This course will provide an overview on the philosophy behind creating a classroom culture that fosters positive behavior.  Participants will learn strategies for establishing classroom settings, routines, and expectations that encourage student voice, creativity, leadership, and effective teamwork.  Educators will research strategies for constructive supervision, increasing student capacity and opportunity as well as methods for reducing negative behaviors.  During this class, participants will explore technological resources to monitor and motivate student behavior.  Educators will also learn how to write and use both a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and a Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP) based upon data collection.  As a result of this class, participants will learn best practices to improve student behavior and create an ideal learning environment for success!

A must for all Educators K-12! 


(3 credits/45 hours) In-serivce credits only


Rose Marino-Foster