|Classroom Management - Behavior in the Classroom
If unsure of the reasons for behavior problems, you may choose
to do a Behavior Needs Assessment first. Some problems can be solved by simpler solutions, such as
changes within the classroom strategies.
|Steps to Create a Behavior Management Plan
A behavior management plan can have any format. For illustration,
an example design is shown here.
1. Create a list of goals that target problem
2. Define the target replacement behaviors for these goals.
3. Use student feedback to
encourage replacement behaviors.
4. Define the teacher monitoring methods.
5. Communicate with the family to coordinate efforts.
6. Follow through and phase out
||1. Keep the behavior expectations
2. Post the rules and refer to them often.
3. Provide the student with an acceptable replacement
4. Establish a preventive signal system if possible –
preventive signal once
as a reminder. Example signals are:
in front of desk
a visual cue card
--Touch child's shoulder
5. Provide immediate feedback to the student.
6. Initiate consequences as soon as possible once the
7. Make sure the consequence is related to the incident.