Once expectations have been defined, systematic teaching of those expected behaviors must be a routine part of the school day. Effective instruction of social behavioral skills requires more than simply providing the rule–it requires instruction, practice, feedback, reteaching, and encouragement.1Sprague, J. & Golly, A. (2005). Best behavior: Building positive behavior support in schools. … Continue reading, 2Sugai, G., Hagan-Burke, S., & Lewis-Palmer, T. (2004). Schoolwide discipline and instructional … Continue reading
This module describes the process for writing lesson plans, developing a teaching schedule, and providing special activities and events that guide the ongoing teaching of expected behaviors.
By the end of this course, you will…
- Develop a system to teach expected behavior in the social behavioral curriculum, that includes:
- understand why teaching social behavioral skills is important;
- engaging all staff in a process of writing lesson plans;
- creating a set of lesson plans to initially teach acquisition of expected behaviors;
- creating a set of booster lessons for maintenance of expected behaviors; and
- developing and sharing a schedule for teaching expected behaviors.
Read Chapter 4 – Introduction to Effective Teaching and Learning Practices and Effective Teaching and Learning Practices Explored in MO SW-PBS Handbook.
Complete the Clarifying Expected Behavior Professional Learning Module.
- How will you plan initial teaching of social skills at the beginning of the school year?
- How will you arrange for regular, ongoing teaching throughout the school year?
- What data will drive your ongoing teaching efforts?
|↑1||Sprague, J. & Golly, A. (2005). Best behavior: Building positive behavior support in schools. Boston, MA: Sopris West Educational Services.|
|↑2||Sugai, G., Hagan-Burke, S., & Lewis-Palmer, T. (2004). Schoolwide discipline and instructional classroom management: A systems approach. In C. B. Darch & E. J. Kame’enui (Eds.) Instructional classroom management: A proactive approach to behavior management, 2nd Ed. (pp. 218-248). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.|