Lesson 2- Strategies and Examples
- Learners will recall positive and negative reinforcement strategies.
- Learners will complete the discussion question below on behavior management in a classroom.
- Learners will differentiate positive and negative reinforcement examples.
Positive Reinforcement Strategies:
- Adding a desired item after a good behavior is presented
- Increasing the likeliness of desired behavior
Negative Reinforcement Strategies:
- Removing a desired item after an unwanted behavior is presented
- Not to be used as punishment
Examples of Positive Reinforcement:
- When a student listens to directions, the teacher gives the student a desired item.
- When a student is cleaning up after activity time, the teacher will give the student(s) a sticker.
Examples of Negative reinforcement:
- When a student is not completing their worksheet on a lesson, it will result in a poor grade.
- If a student is disruptive in class, it will result in a loss of lesson time.
Reflection: Using the Discussion tab at the top of this page please reflect on your own experiences of behavior management you have used in your classroom. Have you used reinforcement for behavior management in your class? Did it work? Did it not work?
If you have met the objectives for lesson 2, please move on to lesson 3
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