1st Edition

Preventing Challenging Behavior in Your Classroom
Positive Behavior Support and Effective Classroom Management

ISBN 9781593637187
Published April 1, 2011 by Routledge
168 Pages

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Book Description

Preventing Challenging Behavior in Your Classroom: Positive Behavior Support and Effective Classroom Management focuses on practical strategies to prevent and reduce behavior problems and enhance student learning, particularly Positive Behavior Support (PBS). This book discusses the myths and facts of effective classroom management, provides an overview of the conceptual and empirical basis of PBS, and describes PBS interventions from peer-reviewed research, highlighted in easy-to-understand language to facilitate teachers' knowledge of evidence-based techniques. Real-world examples are provided in conjunction with recommendations to enhance teachers' understanding and implementation of PBS.

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1 What Is Positive Behavior Support? Chapter 2 Myths and Facts About Effective Classroom Management Chapter 3 The Foundation: Classroom Organization Chapter 4 Active Student Responding to Prevent Challenging Behaviors Chapter 5 Classroom-Wide Behavior Support Chapter 6 Functional Behavioral Assessment Chapter 7 Function-Based Interventions and Behavior Intervention Programming Chapter 8 Using Data to Evaluate PBS Outcomes Putting It Together: The Reflective Classroom Manager Survey Glossary References About the Author

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Dr. Matt Tincani is a professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Temple University. He focuses on the application of behavioral principles to improve language, academic, social, and play skills of learners with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities, with particular interest in Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior.