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PBIS Research – How Important Is It?

Posted on 03 Aug 2016 in BIG Tip, Intervention, list, PBIS, School Behavior | 0 comments

Research Says… How many time have you heard the phrase, “Research Says…”? We quote it, we share it, we profess how important it is. But is it? Well, in the realm of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) my experience with real schools and real teachers and real students aligns with the research very closely. […]

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8 PBIS Success Stories

Posted on 08 Apr 2013 in PBIS, School Behavior, Special Education, Student Behavior | 0 comments

PBIS is not about Effort – it’s about Outcomes! We are fortunate that eight schools in Arizona received PBIS recognition for achievement and outcomes in 2013. These schools submitted proof that they were implementing either Tier 1 or Tier 1-3 with high fidelity (as measured by nationally approved evaluations) and that their efforts resulted in […]

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4 Ways to Use Social Media Analytics to Promote PBIS

Posted on 03 Apr 2013 in Educational Technology, PBIS, School Behavior | 0 comments

CEC 2013 Conference, San Antonio, Texas Come and join me as I present at the CEC Convention and Expo! According to the international Council for Exceptional Children, this conference is the largest professional development event dedicated to special and gifted education. Here, educators from around the world will discuss the most pressing issues in special […]

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PBIS Highlights from Garfield High School, Los Angeles

Posted on 11 Mar 2013 in Classroom Behavior, Intervention, PBIS, School Behavior, Student Behavior | 0 comments

PBIS Works! 99% of the 2,500+ Garfield High School students are Hispanic. And after implementing PBIS for two years, suspensions decreased from over 500 down to 1. Amazing! The Fix School Discipline blog highlights an interview with the schools’ administrators. Here are a few very interesting quotes. Principal Jose Huerta: Suspensions and expulsions don’t deter bad […]

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4 Big Changes for Education

Posted on 07 Mar 2013 in Educational Technology, School Behavior, Student Behavior | 0 comments

Change is Constant The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. – Harry Emerson Fosdick Remember how blogging changed journalism, news, and newspaper? Well, that same disruptive force is starting to take over education. Here are four disruptive technology companies […]

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4-Part Assessment System Essential for School Success

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 in BIG Tip, Classroom Behavior, Intervention, PBIS, School Behavior | 0 comments

Schools today are required to implement dozens and dozens of new program and initiative every year. Are these initiatives required or even good for students and staff? Probably. I’m sure most of them are good, though some may only be someone’s pet project or the flavor of the day. Do these initiatives ever work? That […]

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