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Common Mistakes in Implementing Common Strategies

Common Mistakes in Implementing Common Strategies | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
One of the most common efforts administrators make to improve instruction is to implement certain “best practices” across all of their classrooms or schools.
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Nice post.  Fidelity of implementation is important to monitor.  So often, people don't implement well, only to blame the strategy.  Still, it depends on WHAT you are implementing.  Teachers need autonoomy to do what they feel their students need.  

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Efficiency in Relationships

Efficiency in Relationships | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
You’d never hear someone say “We have a very efficient relationship.” Or if you did, you’d be worried.
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Relationships are the "location,location,location" of teaching and learning.

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Expectations, Communication, and Gratitude

Expectations, Communication, and Gratitude | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
Musician Ray Wylie Hubbard says, “The days I keep my gratitude higher than my expectations, those are good days.”  I think it goes without saying that gratitude is an amazing “happiness strategy”.  Expectations, on the other hand, get us in...
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Food for thought

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NEA - 'Shut Up!' and Other No-Nos

NEA - 'Shut Up!' and Other No-Nos | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
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Love this!  Practical tips to avoid struggles in the classroom!

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How A Good Teacher Becomes Great

How A Good Teacher Becomes Great | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
Good teachers are amazing–and rare. The ignorance of the Those who can’t, teach mantra is frightening–being a good teacher is an incredible challenge to achieve consistently. Good teachers use data to drive instruction, know the...
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Top 10 ways a good teacher becomes great!  

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8 Things to Look For in Today’s Classroom

8 Things to Look For in Today’s Classroom | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by chrisbb@prodigy.net As I think that leaders should be able to describe what they are looking for in schools I have thought of eight things that I really wa...
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Great discussion of the components of a learner focused classroom.  Engaged kids think and learn.  

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How School Design Heavily Affects Students

How School Design Heavily Affects Students | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
Great teachers, stable families and a school's location have long been said to be key to student success.
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Great read.  

 

"A 2007 Department of Education survey found that 43 percent of schools in the U.S. see the condition of their buildings as "interfering with the ability of the school to deliver instruction." The effects of such conditions were reported to range from lower student achievement to reduced teacher productivity."

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4 Ingredients for Successful Mentoring Relationships

4 Ingredients for Successful Mentoring Relationships | Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports:  Oakland County | Scoop.it
What a communications professional learned from an exterminator and what you can learn about making the most of a mentoring relationship.Get the latest blog...

Via Christine Heine
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Relationships are key!

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