Students can quickly get out of “school mode” with the excitement of the upcoming holidays, school events, and changes in the schedule. However, continuing to teach your classroom and school-wide expectations will help to ensure that your students continue to learn during this somewhat chaotic time.
While there are many positive outcomes of PBIS, e.g. decreased discipline referrals and decreased suspensions, research showed outcomes of improvements in proportions of students meeting state reading standards and improvements in school climate, including staff affiliation and academic emphasis.
Childhood depression is an often-overlooked mental health issue that has been identified as an important predictor of future mental health difficulties.
One of the constructive trends in the research is the move from viewing bullies and victims of bullies in a more fluid way: all students are quite capable and often do play either of these roles.
Students with severe and chronic behavioral issues represent some of the hardest students to instruct in all subject areas. One of the primary issues is the need to provide teachers with functionally based interventions to support instruction and improve their behavior and academic performance.