Positive Behavior Support Lost Lake Elementary
PBS Team • PBS Team: • Mrs. Loyko, Mrs. Zamora, Mrs. Marcil, Mrs. Horton, Mrs. Gault, Coach Henry, Mrs. Maldonado and Mrs. Wilson • Mission Statement: • To provide a safe learning environment where students enjoy learning and can grow.
We Teach Them. • “If a child doesn’t know how to read…weteach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to swim…weteach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to add…weteach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to ride a bike…we teach.” • “If a child doesn’t know how to behave… we…?” …..teach? …….punish? Can we finish the last sentence as easily as we do the others?
We Must Teach Them. Once you have developed classroom expectations, it is not enough to just post the words on the walls of the classroom…. • We must teach them to the students!
Discipline data for 2010-2011 Incidents types Action types 38 ISS 32 OSS 20 detentions 18 school plus (behavior Sat. School) 129 parent contacts 24 Loss of Privileges • 226 total discipline referral incidents • 52 defiance/willful disrespect • 88 inappropriate • 13 minor disrespect • 32 bus misconducts • 14 careless/malicious action
Why PBS? “Approximately one-half of all classroom time is taken up with activities other than instruction, and discipline problems are responsible for a significant portion of this lost instructional time.” (Cotton 1990)
Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Is… • A positive school-wide culture • A plan to reduce negative behaviors • A way to increase and reinforce positive behaviors • A plan to teach students and staff positive behaviors • A way to monitor and track student behavior
Tiered Model of School Supports & the Problem-Solving Process ACADEMIC and BEHAVIOR SYSTEMS Tier 3: Intensive, Individualized Interventions & Supports The most intense instruction and intervention based on individual student need provided in addition to and aligned with Tier 1 & 2 academic and behavior instruction and supports. Tier 2: Targeted, Supplemental Interventions & SupportsMore targeted instruction/intervention and supplemental support in addition to and aligned with the core academic and behavior curriculum. Tier 1: Core, Universal Instruction & SupportsGeneral academic and behavior instruction and support provided to all students in all settings. FL RtI State Transformation Team, Dec. 2009
PBS and RtI:Behavior Core Principles of PBS RtI:B Critical Components Multi-tiered levels of support Evidence-based instruction and interventions Effective problem-solving Data-based decision making Progress monitoring Fidelity of implementation • Multi-tiered levels of support • Team process • Builds effective environments • Evidence-based interventions • Effective problem-solving • Data-based decision-making • Progress monitoring • Fidelity of implementation
Implementation Specials Cafeteria Pink Lion Loot Given only by lunchroom assistant Earn loot as a class Must follow posted lunchroom behavior Reward once a month for top class from each grade level and top class overall • Blue Lion Loot • Given only by special area teacher • Earn loot as a class • Establish own guidelines for Lion Loot day • Reward once a semester
Implementation Hallways Classroom Own reward system Must align classroom rules with PAWS Class rewards are determined by teacher Can use Yellow Lion Loot to reward students • Procedures Are: • Quiet • Hands to your side • Single file line • Keep to the right • Yellow Lion Loot can be given out for proper hallway behavior
Individual Yellow Lion Loot • Yellow Lion Loot will be for individual students • Students must demonstrate positive behavior • Adults will recognize three students every week. One of the students must be a “high risk” student. • Students can turn in loot for monthly rewards
Discipline Procedures • What if after positive rewards students are still misbehaving? • Reteach and model appropriate behavior • Reward positive behavior • Follow the Lost Lake Behavior FlowChart for discipline • If necessary, begin to fill out the Observed Student Behavior Report
What is next for our school? • Student PowerPoint is available for cafeteria, bus and PAWS • Student assemblies will be scheduled with administration • Monthly collections for pink and yellow lion loot • Posters will be placed around campus • Videos will be created (any volunteers?) • Parent flyers will be sent home
What do I need to do? • Post the lion PAWS poster • Create two envelopes for blue and red lion loot • Establish procedures for storing yellow lion loot • Fill out the procedures and rewards template • Teach lessons from Second Step or Steps to Respect at least once a month • Teach lessons aligned with character words once a month • Plan time to teach all procedures to students • Begin to reward individual students
We are all in this together! • PBS will change our school culture • This is our learning year • There will be improvements and changes • We need every single adult on our campus to make this work • Adults that participate with the yellow lion loot, will get an opportunity for a raffle prize during the faculty meeting