Classroom Management

Chapter 15: Inclusion


Targeted Interventions: provides school-based
behavioral support and accommodations for students
with repetitive and chronic behavioral problems.
Wraparound Interventions: involves a group of
multidisciplinary team of professionals
Surface Management Techniques: range of commonsense measures that address minor instances of misbehavior quickly, efficiently, and with little disruption of ongoing instruction
Tiered Systems: addresses the behavioral needs of all students with universal, inclusive management concerns typical of most students and implementing individualized planning and interventions for student who do not respond to the universal management system.

Behavioral Management Strategies

Classroom Organization

  • Arranging the Physical Classroom - material accessibility, instructional effectiveness
  • Valuing Instructional Time- highlighting policies, smooth transitions between activities
  • Being Prepared- consistent schedule, organized lesson plans
  • Coordinating Resources

Effective Instruction and Climate of Care and Respect

To successfully deliver effective instruction teacher must implement accessible and motivating instruction to support interesting lesson plans that reduce the frequency and intensity of disruptive behavior.

Universal Inclusive Practices

Mission statement

Brief declaration that represents your approach to teaching and learning with a particular emphasis on expected school and classroom behavior.

Rules and Procedures:
  • communicates behavioral standards and expectations
  • serve as discriminative stimuli

Surface Management and Consequences

  • allows students to recognize that it is their choice to comply or not comply with stated expectations
  • for consequence to be effective student behavior must change
  • positive consequences ---> encourage appropriate behavior
  • negative consequences ---> reduce frequency/intensity if inappropriate behavior.

Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)

Definition: problem-solving process that identifies the function or purpose of an individual student's inappropriate behavior patter
Foundation of FBA
  1. All behavior is learned and supported by current environmental conditions
  2. All behavior is purposeful
  3. FBA most successful with involvement of a team of effective professionals