M T S S / P B I S
Hello wonderful SMCPS Family!
Shout Outs and Cool Happenings
GKES: Staff Gratitude BINGO activities
RES: Fall Festival
DES: Staff Self-Care Calendar
LHS: Tuesdays Food Truck, Walk and Talk on Track with music, art projects
CHS Patti O’Day - Fiesta food, plants for their rooms, dance parties with music on loudspeakers
FCTC - Celebrated National Chocolate Day
FCTC - Spirit weeks; positive postcards
LHS - Schoology badges that match school expectations
SRMS - Harrier of the Month visits and yard signs
LMS- Monthly Schoology badges
- Engagement Tools/Ideas
Google Docs- allows teachers and students to see other students working on real-time which
"Chat bursts"- having students write their answers in the chat, but not hit enter until the teacher counts down.
Reinforce participation (Ex. "I put stickers on my forehead when the kids participate. I tell them to pretend their forehead is my forehead because the sticker is really for them."
Breakout rooms for group work
Interactive games where a camera is necessary like Pictionary or Sculptorades
Show and tell opportunities
Opening class 3 minutes early with a google slide with a timer countdown to give kids a chance to talk before class begin
- Ideas to Support Executive Function
Set up Schoology the same every day so the students know where to find things
The weekly agenda posted as a banner in the Schoology course
Friday "round-ups" posted in Schoology Updates
- Continue to hold monthly PBIS/MTSS meetings
- Create and use a matrix using your school-wide expectations for virtual learning and new safety procedures for in-person instruction
- Complete the TFI midyear - This is a reflective self-eval completed just by your team.
- PBIS schools - there will still be ways to apply for recognition. More information to come.
- Spring TFIs will also be self-evaluated (More to come on this.)
Dates to Remember
Tier 2 Action Plans Due
Friday, Jan. 29th, 3:30pm
Upload to the Tier 2 Action Plan Folder, select your school
Upcoming ((Free)) Webinars from PBIS MD
Webinar: Starting a New Semester: Supporting Classroom Systems February 17th 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Chat: Implementation Measurement and Action Planning Feb 24 9:00 AM
Webinar: Culturally Responsive Tiered Supports Mar 10 8:30 AM
Virtual Chat: Engaging Staff in Providing Tier 3 Supports for Students Mar 24 1:00 PM
Find the recorded webinars and more resources from PBIS Maryland here:
Topic: Drop In Dates for the Remainder of the 20/21 SY
MTSS/PBIS Coaches are invited to join Chris and Ashley on the following dates:
February 26th Time TBD
March 12th, 9:00 AM
April 9th, 9:00 AM
May 14th, 9:00 AM
These drop-ins are optional and for your questions.