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Student Services Instructional Staff servicing grades Pre K - 5 will provide School-Wide Incentives to increase student success by reinforcing students who demonstrate pro-social behavior, follow school rules, and display the guidelines for success of self-control, respect, responsibility, perseverance and tolerance. Our goal is to reduce discipline incidents by explicitly teaching and reinforcing positive behaviors.

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Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports School-Wide Incentives

School:
Lakewood Elementary School 
Subject:
Other 
Teacher:
Montoya Walker 
 
Elizabeth Jacobsen, Kahlilah Dawkins, Mercedes Harrison 
Students Impacted:
400 
Grade:
Pre K - 5 
Date:
September 30, 2017

0% Funded

 

 

Only $1,500.00 Needed

 

 

Goal

Student Services Instructional Staff servicing grades Pre K - 5 will provide School-Wide Incentives to increase student success by reinforcing students who demonstrate pro-social behavior, follow school rules, and display the guidelines for success of self-control, respect, responsibility, perseverance and tolerance. Our goal is to reduce discipline incidents by explicitly teaching and reinforcing positive behaviors.  

 

What will be done with my students

School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports System - Program Implementation Guide
Morale UP! Grades UP! Behavior Calls and Referrals Down!
1) Class Dojo Store Individual Student Reinforcement System
Points: Awarded by Teacher / Tracked by Teacher
Reinforcer: Awarded by Teacher
Implementation Steps
- Teacher holds Morning Meeting with class to brainstorm what types of things that students would like to earn that do not cost money. Teacher will provide acceptable examples to the students.
- Teacher will determine Dojo Point value for items, students have buy in to earn.
- Teacher will post Dojo Store Posters under the Smart Board clearly visible to the students and remind students throughout the day of the points they have earned.
- Students may be allowed to spend points daily or teachers may hold a Dojo Point Store event at the end of each week if they prefer. Points must be cashed out weekly.

2) Brownie Points Whole Class Reinforcement System
Points: Awarded by Administration / Tracked by Teacher
Reinforcer: Awarded by Teacher
Implementation Steps
- Students will be provided brownie points for compliments provided by Administration when the whole class is modeling school-wide expectations in the common area.
- The teacher will put a brownie in the brownie pan for each compliment recorded for the whole class common area behavior.
- A Brownie Points Chart will be provided by the Student Services Team for each classroom.
- Once the brownie pan is filled with brownie points students may choose a whole class reward from a menu of items that do not cost, which will be teacher selected with administrative approval (administration will also provide suggestions).
- 12 brownies fills the pan on the Brownie Points Chart.
- Reward is available to students once monthly but may take more than one month to earn.
- Reset Brownie Chart if earned for the month on the first day of school the following month, or continue earning until Brownie Chart filled to reset.

3) Tiger Store Individual Student Reinforcement System
Tokens/Bucks: Awarded by Non-Classroom Teacher Staff / Tracked by Students
Reinforcer: Awarded by Staff Member(s) Managing School Store
Implementation Steps
- Each Classroom Teacher will keep a zipped pencil pouch of Tiger Tokens/Bucks accessible to classroom visitors upon classroom visitors entering the room.
- Pouches will be re-stocked with $100 Tiger Token/Bucks weekly in each classroom by the Reflection Room Staff.
- Each Non-Classroom Teacher Staff visiting the classroom will be tasked to provide 5 caught being good Tiger Tokens/Bucks before exiting the room to reinforce students modeling the expectations of the classroom.
- Tiger Tokens/Bucks will be cashed out weekly at the School Store in the cafeteria during breakfast on Fridays.
- Tiger Tokens/Bucks may also be distributed in the common areas by staff facilitating safety around campus during arrival, dismissal and during transitions throughout the day.

4) Power Up with the Principal Whole Class Reinforcement System
Data: Monitored by School Counselor
Reinforcer: Awarded by Administration
Implementation Steps
- School Counselor will identify classes with no referrals and no office calls every two weeks.
- Assistant Principal and Principal will reward the classes with no referrals and no office calls bi-weekly by visiting the classroom and providing a reward.
- Posters are clearly displayed outside each grade levels common area with the dates of administration visits to provide the class rewards.

5) Cafeteria Popsicle Party Whole Class Reinforcement System
Points: Awarded by Paraprofessional or Teacher Monitoring Class at Lunch / Tracked by Reflection Room Staff
Reinforcer: Awarded by School Social Worker and Psychologist
Implementation Steps
- Each Class Receives a Cafe Rubric which they may score up to 14 points daily on (2 points max per 7 categories).
- Paraprofessionals/Teachers supervising the student lunches are tasked to document the class earned points on the point sheet.
- Teachers submit the point sheet to the Reflection Room for scoring weekly.
- Reflection Room will report highest point earning classes by grade level for the month to the School Social Worker and Psychologist via email the last day of the month which falls on a school day.
- Principal will purchase the popsicle supply.
- School Social Worker and Psychologist will provide a popsicle party in the cafeteria on the First Friday of each month to the winning classes.

6) Student of the Month Character Counts Individual Student Reinforcement System
Data: Monitored by School Counselor
Reinforcer: Awarded by School Counselor
Implementation Steps
- School Counselor will announce the Character Trait of the Month on the Morning News.
- Teachers will nominate students who display the character trait of the month.
- Up to two winners per class will be selected monthly.
- Winners will eat lunch on the stage and celebrate their status as Student of the Month. A Student of the Month Certificate will be sent home to student families to further reinforce.
- Announcement of the winners, celebration lunch and certificates to go home on the second Wednesday of the following month.

7) Perfect Attendance Lunch Party Individual Student Reinforcement System
Data: Monitored by School Social Worker
Reinforcer: Provided by School Social Worker, Interns and Volunteers
Implementation
- School Social Worker will pull perfect attendance data by individual student every report card period.
- Individual students will be awarded a lunch party on the blue playground by grade level after the reporting period ends and data has been sufficiently collected to identify winners.
- Perfect Attendance Lunch Parties will occur on a Tuesday following the end of the reporting period typically unless disrupted by a holiday break.
 

 

Benefits to my students

Rewarding appropriate behavior is researched-based to decrease negative behavior. A positive school culture where students are rewarded consistently for doing what is desired is also an indicator and predictor for academic success. 

 

Describe the Students

347 Black Students
30 Hispanic Students
11 Multiracial Students
61 White Students
28% High Absences
1% Behavior Issues
0% Low Test Scores
0% Failing Test Grades
5% Multiple Early Warning Indicators
89.8% Free and Reduced Lunch  

 

Budget Narrative

Students may purchase items at the School-Wide Store and within the Classroom using their Tiger Tokens/Bucks and Dojo Points. The Oriental Trading Company Behavior Incentives will supply the School-Wide and Classroom Stores for the Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports School-Wide Incentives Program.  

 

Items

# Item Cost
1 Oriental Trading Company Behavior Incentives $1,500.00
  Total: $1,500.00

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Only $1,500.00 Needed

 

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