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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Parent Workshop: Developing Effective Guidelines

Reducing Behavior Problems > Collaborative Relationships > See How It Works

This sample activity is part of one parent workshop session to help parents work with their children on good behavior skills at home. As part of this activity, the workshop instructors go through...

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School Example

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Positive Reinforcement Strategies to Promote Prosocial Behavior

Reducing Behavior Problems > Teach Skills > See How It Works

The principal at Martin Luther King Elementary explains the philosophy behind using positive reinforcement to reduce behavior problems. The school uses many different forms of positive...

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Team Analysis of Student Behavior

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School staff and a behavior expert work together to design a plan to collect behavior data, analyze it, and organize data-based interventions to help students who are struggling to behave...

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School Example

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How to Build a Positive Classroom Environment

Reducing Behavior Problems > Modify Environment > See How It Works

Watch a video about the strategies one school uses to foster a positive classroom environment. Teachers at this school promote a safe classroom environment by creatively placing classroom...

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School Example

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Jaguar Academy

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The school psychologist at P.S. 269 describes Jaguar Academy, an activity program aimed at encouraging and promoting positive behavior through sports. Jaguar Academy is geared towards students who...

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School Example

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Practice Opportunities for Peaceful Conflict Resolution

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A mediation coach discusses the positive benefits of peer mediation and conflict resolution throughout all grades. The peer mediation program at P.S. 24 spans pre-kindergarten to fifth grade and...

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Learning to Relate to Each Other

Reducing Behavior Problems > Teach Skills > See How It Works

A fifth-grade teacher and a first-grade teacher talk about character education and bullying prevention activities which they use during dedicated weekly class meetings. Students think about their...

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School Example

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Observing Classroom Management and Organization Practices

Reducing Behavior Problems > Modify Environment > See How It Works

See how teachers serve as coaches and work with their colleagues to implement the schoolwide behavior program. Coaches observe teachers and help them refine their instructional practices and...

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School Example

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Marble-ous Process

Reducing Behavior Problems > Teach Skills > See How It Works

Martin Luther King Elementary School reinforces good behavior by allowing students to participate in creating classroom rules and then measuring progress using a jar of marbles. The good behavior...

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Sample Material

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Social and Emotional Learning: Standards and Benchmarks

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

This document illustrates the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) goals, standards, and benchmarks adopted by the Anchorage School District. These goals, standards, and benchmarks guide the SEL...

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Sample Material

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Behavior Intervention Process

Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

This flowchart is included in the Pinnacle 35 Staff Handbook. The flowchart describes the Behavior Intervention Process and answers commonly asked questions about the process. The Intervention Team...

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Sample Material

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Behavior Matrix

Reducing Behavior Problems > Modify Environment > See How It Works, Reducing Behavior Problems > Schoolwide Approach > See How It Works

Staff at Hidden Hills Elementary have designed a behavior matrix which divides rules into three categories: rules that aim to promote (a) a safe school environment; (b) healthy and socially...

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