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Activity: Play Time

Here's a helpful chart on which least-intrusive adaptations early childhood teams should make in certain situations so that young students can most benefit from play time. Read More

Bolster behavior with these tips and tools

When students have trouble regulating their behavior, it makes learning a challenge. Many schools have PBIS programs in place to support positive behavior. How can you be sure yours is working? To find out, learn about a PBIS self-assessment your school can take to clearly pinpoint what you're doing well and what you should target in the year ahead. At the same time, put these tips and tools in the hands of teachers and counselors to help better bolster behavior at every level. Read More

Schoolwide PBIS: Your questions answered

Hats off to school leaders who have committed to implementing schoolwide positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS). But what if implementation isn’t going as smoothly as you’d planned? Try these few crucial tips that have led other school teams to success, by the authors of the Self-Assessment and Program Review for Schools Implementing PBIS. Read More

Want to improve young children’s behavior? Increase positive interactions!

With some 20% of preschool students not behaviorally ready to succeed in school, programs are looking for steps they can take to help children with their social-emotional skills. Research has shown what steps early childhood educators can take to promote positive behavior. One aspect that plays a pivotal role is improvement of the dynamic between teacher and child, teacher and parent, and parent and child. Try these tips to promote positive interactions and improve the overall classroom climate Read More

ELLCO Pre-K Toolkit Technical Appendix

This technical appendix reports data that were collected from 1997 to 2002 as part of the development of the ELLCO Toolkit, Research Edition, as well as additional data that were collected from 2002 to 2007 using the Research Edition. Read More