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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Marble-ous Process

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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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The Blue Slip

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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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Peace Helper Training Sheet

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This handout is used as a training sheet to coach Peace Helpers at P.S. 24 in Brooklyn, NY. The training sheet describes and explains what a Peace Helper is and gives simple steps for the Peace...

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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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Tattletale Lesson Plan

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This document is a typical second-grade lesson plan for a social-emotional skills lesson at Everett Area Elementary. The goal of this lesson is to help children recognize the difference between a...

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Daily Behavior Reports

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The Daily Behavior Reports comprise three separate forms for tracking student behavior, which teachers can use to support students in the development of appropriate classroom behaviors. The first...

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