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Responding to Behaviour Concerns: An Examination of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Supports

Classroom teachers are the ones ultimately responsible for responding to behaviour concerns so we want to be sure that we are equipped with a solid tier 1 and tier 2 toolbox.

February 8, 2021 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

Responsive Behaviour Supports: Creating Explicit Behaviour Expectations

Creating explicit behaviour expectations is the fourth of the 10 Key Components to Responsive Behaviour Support. Behaviour expectations work to ensure that all staff and students consistently understand the importance of commonly established expectations…

January 20, 2021 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

Responsive Behaviour Supports: Routines and Classroom Environment

Creating positive routines and examining the classroom environment is the third of the 10 Key Components to Responsive Behaviour Support.

December 3, 2020 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

Responsive Behaviour Supports: Engaging Social Emotional Instruction

Creating a structure of safety and support in the classroom by using social/emotional instruction is as important to teach as academic skills and is the second of the 10 Key Components to Responsive Behaviour Support in the classroom.

November 12, 2020 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

Responsive Behaviour Support: Exploring Responsive Relationships

When examining Responsive Behaviour Support, the first component to focus upon is Responsive Relationships. Learning Associate, Barb Pears, discusses the 4 important relationships formed within the school setting that have a direct impact on collaborative…

October 15, 2020 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

Responsive Behaviour Support - Understanding the 10 Components

This posting is an introduction to a series of blog postings that will examine and dig deeper into each of the 10 Key Components of a Responsive Behaviour Support structure.

September 24, 2020 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

Behaviour Expectations - Are You on the Same Page?

As educators, we are continuously reflecting on how to set high academic expectations for students and we spend a considerable amount of time thinking about how to support students in achieving their best. We need to consider if setting consistent…

March 4, 2020 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

What is Your January Do Over?!?

Since the beginning of the school year, I have been working with educators across the province of Alberta, building purpose, procedures and processes for individual school behaviour supports and interventions. The work has been focused as well as exciting,…

January 5, 2019 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article