This lesson introduces the Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) Effective Teaching and Learning Practices. These practices have been shown to decrease problem behavior and increase academic learning time.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain to others the power of positive and proactive strategies in establishing an effective classroom learning environment.

Reflective Questions

  • What is effective classroom management?
  • How can teachers make the most of instructional time and increase student engagement?

Defining Terms

Effective Teaching and Learning Practices: The research-based practices demonstrated to increase the likelihood of expected behavior and decrease unexpected behavior, while increasing academic learning time.

Antecedent: Events, actions, or conditions that set the stage, or trigger, appropriate behaviors and maximize the probability of student success.

Consequence: The resulting event or outcome that occurs immediately following a behavior and impacts future occurrence of the behavior.