These were the earlier days when we used Curriculum-Based Measures pulled directly from the curriculum that students were instructed from. Growth or lack of growth was somewhat clouded due to the varying difficulty levels of the measures from each benchmark screening or monitoring occurrence.
The SSIS SEL Edition is the only set of assessments fully aligned with the CASEL SEL competency framework, and the only comprehensive multi-informant (i.e., Teacher, Parent, and Student) rating forms listed in the Guide.
Talking out, non-compliance, out-of-seat behavior, and fighting are all behaviors typically listed when teachers are asked to name their students’ most challenging behaviors.
Behaviors of concern can compromise a classroom if they are not addressed to minimize or distinguish their presence within the educational setting.
Universal screening has led to lowering of referrals made for students to be assessed for special education for behavioral disorders.
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.