8 PBIS Success Stories

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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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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Cool Anti-Bullying Video

Posted on 12 Apr 2012 in Classroom Behavior, Intervention, PBIS, School Behavior, Student Behavior | 0 comments

Bullying is a hot topic in education right now. And for good reason: 28% of adolescents report being bullies over the last 6 months. (Center for Ed Stats, 2006) There are 4 main ways that bullying can be inflicted on victims: Physical, verbal, indirect, and sexual. All definitions of bullying include these four factors: Imbalance […]

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3 Dashboards for Behavior and Academic Data

Posted on 27 Mar 2012 in Classroom Behavior, Educational Technology, School Behavior, Student Behavior | 0 comments

As accountability for school improvement and individual teacher performance escalates, we have to spend more time analyzing and utilizing data then we do collecting it. Period. The Problem The problem is that data, academic or behavioral, still takes too much time to enter and then it usually takes an Excel wizard to make it make […]

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