Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports, or PBIS, is a framework for behavior management that focuses on (and celebrates) favorable behaviors. PBIS is proactive, rather than reactive, motivating students to do the right thing from the get-go to mitigate unwanted behaviors down the line.
How are you supporting new educators in your district? CA districts are required to provide teacher induction programs for new educators - and an updated version of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing program standards mandates 'individualized, job-embedded system of mentoring, support and professional learning'.
Do you remember how excited you felt as a student when your teacher announced a field trip? Or how your students react when they have an opportunity to learn outside of the classroom? Embrace the field trip feeling this summer! Whether you're planning a vacation or an excursion as a tourist in your own city, there are so many ways you can learn while you're out and about.