Reducing Behavior Problems

Explore resources designed to help K-5 educators learn how many typical behavior problems can be prevented through classroom management, engaging instruction, and positive student-teacher relationships.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom.

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Visual Diagram: Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom

Reducing Behavior Problems > Overview & Tools

Teachers can exert a powerful effect on students' behavior. Explicit instruction of social and emotional skills and effective management of the classroom learning environment can reduce student...

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Using Social-Emotional Learning Standards to Guide a Schoolwide Approach

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

Hear how Baxter Elementary has social-emotional learning standards in place, which are the basis for all social-emotional learning and reinforcement that occurs within the school. Students are...

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School Example

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Everyone Becomes Involved

Reducing Behavior Problems > Collaborative Relationships > See How It Works

View this video about how families attend informal, interactive workshops aimed at teaching parents how to work with their children to improve behavior. Parents learn about topics such as refusal...

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School Example

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A Notably Peaceful School Climate

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

This presentation shows how teachers approach problem behaviors by having honest conversations with children. Children are asked to describe what happened, what they were thinking at the time, and...

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School Example

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Peace Day Rally

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

Listen to an audio about how P.S. 269 uses daily and annual peace activities to encourage positive behavior management. The principal and staff use morning line-up and daily class gatherings to...

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School Example

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Developing Teaching and Management Practices for Healthy Academic and Social Behavior

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

This video shows how Everett Area Elementary School implements schoolwide teaching and classroom management practices to foster youth development. The school bookends these practices with social...

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School Example

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State Support of Schoolwide Change Efforts

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

Listen to an interview with administrators at the New Jersey Department of Education Office of Special Education about implementing a schoolwide model for behavior improvement. An essential part of...

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School Example

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Long-Term Strategic Planning in Bedford County

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

This interview features a countywide strategic planning process to incorporate a program for promoting healthy and safe behavior and social skills. The interview highlights special attention given...

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School Example

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Designing a Schoolwide Approach to Reduce Behavior Problems

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

See how a Solutions Team collected data to develop a cohesive, schoolwide behavior plan that students can follow in all areas of the school and at home. Discipline plans were not consistent...

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Creating Strong Relationships Through Parent Workshops

Reducing Behavior Problems > Collaborative Relationships > See How It Works

The Parent Coordinator at P.S. 24 describes how she creates strong, trusting relationships with families through workshops dealing with topics and issues that are important to parents. Trust is a...

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School Example

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Socially and Emotionally Competent Child

Reducing Behavior Problems > Collaborative Relationships > See How It Works

Hear how Pinnacle School 35 implements several programs that work together to reduce behavior problems schoolwide. Programs include a social-emotional learning curriculum, an after-school program,...

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A System for Teacher Collaboration to Reduce Behavior Problems

Reducing Behavior Problems > Collaborative Relationships > See How It Works

Harmony Hills Elementary implements the Collaborative Action Process for teachers to work collaboratively to address behavior problems. This process gives teachers a step-by-step guide to dealing...

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