PBS Academic and Behaviour Journals.
Issue
Content Description

How to establish classroom expectations using Positive Behaviour for Success strategies

How to give clear instructions and directions with classroom examples

Waiting and scanning as an effective management tool with classroom examples

To acknowledge students’ on-task behaviour with the intention of encouragingothers to copy (with examples)

To intentionally use your proximity, body gestures and facial expressions to encourage students to remain on-task(with examples)

To encourage students to become more aware of their competence by describing exactly what you see or hear from them that you hope to see more frequently (with examples)

To deliberately give minimal attention to safe, off-task or inappropriate behaviour(with examples)

To respectfully prompt the student who is off-task or disrupting others, initially with a redirection to the learning. This can be verbal or non-verbal. (with examples)

To respectfully confront the student, who is disrupting others, with the available choices and their logical consequences

How to implement resolute, planned action in the face of extended off-task behaviour, or on-going disruptive behaviour that is seriously disturbing the learning environment
Excellent material is contained in the journals above and it is suggested that these be presented in 5 minute segments at staff/ stage / faculty meetings with different teachers given the task of presentation and including local school examples.