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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The Blue Slip

Reducing Behavior Problems > Teach Skills > See How It Works

The Blue Slip is a system that staff use for “catching” students doing something well, such as demonstrating their ability to live the School Pledge to be respectful, responsible, and helpful;...

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Levels of Parental Involvement

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Parent involvement is categorized into five major areas on this worksheet; within each category are a number of steps parents can take. This handout helps school staff describe and clarify parental...

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Student Behavior Contract

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A Student Behavior Contract is a mutual agreement between a teacher and a student who needs more supervision or guidance to help positively manage behavior. The contract is developed by the...

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Principal’s Positive Phone Calls

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This Principal's Positive Phone Calls form illustrates a reinforcement strategy targeting students who would benefit from positive attention to encourage good behavior and reduce problem behavior....

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Jaguar Academy Behavior Goals Worksheet

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The Jaguar Academy Behavior Goals Worksheet is used to help students and teachers set and measure weekly behavior goals. Each student sets three behavior goals, and the classroom teacher rates the...

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Collaborative Action Process (CAP)

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This document describes the schoolwide program at Harmony Hills called the Collaborative Action Process (CAP). The program is designed to build the capacity of general education teachers in...

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Family Workshop: Refusal Skills

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The Family Support Coordinator at Everett Area Elementary School uses this presentation to facilitate a family workshop on refusal skills. Refusal skills help children identify and have answers...

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Family Meeting Agenda: Teaching Refusal Skills

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This agenda, taken from theGuiding Good Choices Parent Guide, outlines steps that families can take to teach their children refusal skills during family meetings. Refusal skills help children...

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Problem Solution Chart

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This chart is used to facilitate social problem solving by students at Everett Area Elementary School. It is most recommended for students in third through sixth grade. Teachers use these charts to...

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School Climate Survey

Reducing Behavior Problems > Describe Behavior > See How It Works

This survey is designed to help school leaders assess student perceptions of the social-emotional climate of a school. Students can rate their perceptions of the school climate as it relates to...

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Bully Report and Incident Report Forms

Reducing Behavior Problems > Describe Behavior > See How It Works

Students fill out the Bully Report when they would like an adult to intervene in cases of bullying; students fill out the Incident Report Form when they are involved in a fight or a conflict....

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Passport for Positive Behavior

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Each student at Hidden Hills Elementary School receives a passport at the beginning of the school year, and every page of the passport represents a different location on school grounds. After...

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