Positive Discipline Models and Practices

Title: Blueprint for Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Training and Professional Development

URL: http://www.pbis.org/common/pbisresources/publications/PBIS_PD_Blueprint_v3.pdf

Description: This blueprint is designed to assist schools, districts, and states in providing training and professional development for initial implementation and sustained implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) . This blueprint is designed to assist schools, districts, and states in providing training and professional development for initial implementation and sustained implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major Topics: Implementation (Cross-Agency Collaboration, Community Partnerships, Early Warning Systems, Evidence-Based Practices, Fidelity Assessment, Educator Evaluation and Development, Sustainability)

Focus Population: General

Audience: General


Title: Educator Toolkit: How to Fix School Discipline

URL: http://fixschooldiscipline.org/educator-toolkit

Description: The How We Can Fix School Discipline Toolkit is a step-by-step guide to working together to change punitive discipline rules.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major Topics: Highlights of schools and districts that provide effective discipline alternatives that keep schools safe while holding students accountable for their behaviors. The toolkit offers positive discipline practices including PBIS, Restorative Justice, and Social Emotional Learning.

Focus Population: General

Audience: District Administrators, School Administrators, School Support Staff


Title: Positive School Discipline Course for School Leaders

URL:  http://positiveschooldiscipline.promoteprevent.org/cours
​​         http://positiveschooldiscipline.promoteprevent.org/course/team-users-guide

Description: This online, interactive course features six modules to train school leaders in how to improve school discipline and climate by creating community partnerships, gathering and analyzing data, revising school discipline policies, selecting evidence-based programs, and implementing with fidelity. The course is accompanied by a team user’s guide to help members of a school team to take the course together.

Module 1: Introduction to Positive School Discipline
This module contains a self-assessment on beliefs about discipline and what the research says about the effectiveness and consequences of varying discipline practices for an elementary, middle, and high school student. An introduction to the Framework for Comprehensive Positive School Discipline will be presented, comprising both a process and strategies to help address discipline challenges

 

 

Module 2: Castle Hill Community: Dealing with Discipline 
The challenge: disproportionate suspension rates in the representative Castle Hill School District. The task is to learn more about this discipline challenge disproportion, including how it affects the entire community. The Framework for Comprehensive Positive School Discipline will be utilized to help address this discipline challenge throughout the course.

 

 

Module 3: Build Collaborative Partnerships
Solutions will be identified for discovered to the underlying issues that contribute to suspensions require the involvement of a variety of Castle Hill community stakeholders. Appropriate partners will be identified and then engaged in creating a multipronged strategy.

 

 

Module 4: Gather and Analyze Data
Essential questions will be considered for collecting and examining data. A variety of discipline and school climate data related will be analyzed in relation to the Castle Hill suspension challenge. Using a map of the current discipline-related activities in the Castle Hill District, duplications and maps strategies for preparing data for analysis that need to be addressed will be identified.

 

 

Module 5: Use Data to Plan a Multipronged Approach
Basic elements of a Positive School Discipline plan strategy will be presented and used using on Castle Hill district data to develop a plan for Castle Hill High School. As part of this process, the five strategy components of a multipronged approach will be explored. Each strategy will be reviewed.  An action plan for one strategy will be developed and a menu of action plan examples of all strategy prongs will be explored.

 

 

Module 6: Implement and Monitor the Plan
Key principles about for making a successful change, how adopters’ concerns evolve as they go through various stages of change, and how to apply this knowledge to implementing action plans and addressing potential challenges will be presented. Data usage to monitor the implementation of an action plan will also be reviewed.

 


 

 

Team User's Guide: Positive School Discipline Course for School Leaders
A Comprehensive Positive School Discipline is systemic and requires a team approach to create meaningful and lasting change. The Team User's Guide: Positive School Discipline Course for School Leaders.  can guide school and district discipline-related teams through a deeper exploration of the topics.

 

 

Major Topics: Engagement, Safety, Environment

Focus Population: K-12

Audience: School/District Administrators, School Support Staff, School Climate Teams


Title: Practice Guide: Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom

URL: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/PracticeGuide.aspx?sid=4

Description: This guide offers schoolwide prevention, and implementation, and schoolwide strategies that can be used to reduce problematic behaviors that interfere with the ability of students to attend to and engage fully in instructional activities. Uses the What Works Clearinghouse standards to rate the quality of evidence supporting each of the behavioral prevention and intervention programs and practices discussed. 

 

 

Major Topics: Engagement (Family Involvement, Community Involvement, Attendance/Truancy, School Activities), Environment (Organizational Structure, Instructional Quality, Discipline Practices), Safety (Violence Prevention, Security), Implementation (Behavior Management, Multi-Tiered Approaches, Educator Evaluation and Development, Positive Behavioral Approaches)

Focus Population: Elementary School Students

Audience: School/District Administrators, Teachers, School Support Staff, Families, Policymakers, Researchers


Title: Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support: Implementers' Blueprint and Self-Assessment

URL: http://www.pbis.org/implementation/implementers_blueprint.aspx

Description: This guide offers schoolwide prevention, and implementation, and schoolwide strategies that can be used to reduce problematic behaviors that interfere with the ability of students to attend to and engage fully in instructional activities. Uses the What Works Clearinghouse standards to rate the quality of evidence supporting each of the behavioral prevention and intervention programs and practices discussed. 

 

 

Major Topics: Engagement (Family Involvement, Community Involvement, Attendance/Truancy, School Activities), Environment (Organizational Structure, Instructional Quality, Discipline Practices), Safety (Violence Prevention, Security), Implementation (Behavior Management, Multi-Tiered Approaches, Educator Evaluation and Development, Positive Behavioral Approaches)

Focus Population: Elementary School Students

Audience: School/District Administrators, Teachers, School Support Staff, Families, Policymakers, Researchers


Title: Classrooms with Revolving Doors: Recommended Practices for Elementary Teachers of At-Risk and Highly Mobile Students

URL: http://center.serve.org/nche/downloads/eff_teach_elem.pdf

Description: This information brief highlights some of the challenges elementary school teachers face in meeting the needs of highly mobile students and their more stable peers, and offers recommendations to teachers based on an exploration of the literature and case studies of award-winning teachers with a variety of students in their classrooms who moved frequently.

 

 

Major Topics: Engagement (Relationships, School Participation, Cultural Competence)
The toolkit offers positive discipline practices including PBIS, Restorative Justice, and Social Emotional Learning.

Focus Population: Elementary School Students

Audience: General


Title: Classrooms with Revolving Doors: Recommended Practices for Middle Level and High School Teachers of At-Risk and Highly Mobile Students

URL: http://center.serve.org/nche/downloads/eff_teach_mh.pdf

Description: This information brief highlights some of the challenges elementary school teachers face in meeting the needs of highly mobile students and their more stable peers, and offers recommendations to teachers based on an exploration of the literature and case studies of award-winning teachers with a variety of students in their classrooms who moved frequently.

 

 

Major Topics: Engagement (Relationships, School Participation, Cultural Competence)

Focus Population: Middle and High School Students

Audience: General