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.
Our work all across Pearson is about the learner—understanding how the learner thinks, communicates, behaves, and feels. Assessment tools are just one part of that understanding, and to do that part well takes a tremendous amount of scientific rigor and effort.
In this third installment of a three-part series behavior experts, Andre Banks, M.Ed., director of client program management, and Doug Maraffa, senior client manager, continue the discussion of behavioral disabilities.
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.