Melanie Junge: Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

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Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

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Overview and Purpose

This course will provide learners with the opportunity to explore and further develop their understanding of PBIS. This program/ philosophy engages teachers and others in positive supports for student behavior.

Performance Objectives

With the completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Understand the key components of PBIS.

2. Develop new strategies to incorporate into their own classroom.

3. Analyze the effectiveness of new strategies based on the student response to implementation.

Outcomes

1. Given a survey, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the background of PBIS by understanding what the key components are and appropriate examples with 90% accuracy.

2. Given a set of student/ classroom scenarios, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of PBIS by analyzing student needs and creating a plan to implement for the students.

3. Given a rubric, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the background of PBIS and strategies by self-reflecting on their PBIS plan from Unit 2 with satisfactory results.

Prerequisites

1. Skills in navigating the internet

2. Experience/ knowledge of student behavior in a classroom

3. Ability to use Google Apps

Course Units

This mini-course includes the following units. Click the title of a unit to go to its page.

Unit 1: The Background of PBIS

In this unit, we will learn about the background of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). We will learn about the key components and philosophies around the foundation of this way of thinking.

Unit 2: Developing PBIS Strategies

In unit two, we will face some scenarios that may occur in your classroom. Using what you learned in unit one, you will develop strategies to use with students that align with the PBIS philosophy.

Unit 3: Self-reflection of your design

In this unit, we will analyze your effectiveness in developing strategies from unit two. Your self-reflection will be based on a rubric that has previously been designed and allow for you to adjust your learning as needed.

Extended Resources

A Complete Tier 1 Through Tier 3 Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports System. (2017). Retrieved from http://www.pbisworld.com/ Lee, A. M. (n.d.).

MPS PBIS (Oct. 23, 2011). PBIS Good and Bad Examples. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO-M_QpiG5o.

PBIS: How Schools Can Support Positive Behavior. Retrieved from https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/treatments-approaches/educational-strategies/pbis-how-schools-support-positive-behavior

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports - OSEP. (2017). Retrieved from https://www.pbis.org/