What is PBIS?
PBIS is a broad range of systemic and individualized strategies for achieving important social and learning outcomes while preventing problem behavior. It is a proactive, positive reinforcement, data driven, collaborative process that ensures a positive & safe learning environment.
At our school, we use the acronym ROAR to reinforce positive behaviors expected of students:
- R Responsibility
- O Offer kindness
- A Always be safe
- R Respect everyone & everything
View our matrix here.
- All students are valuable and deserve respect
- School climate is a shared responsibility among administrators, teachers, staff, parents, and students
- All students can be taught appropriate behavior
- Regular positive reinforcement of appropriate behaviors will help them to occur more frequently
- School personnel must be willing to examine their own behavior as students are taught to change theirs
- Cultural differences exist and need to be understood
- Positive relationships between students and adults are keys to student success
- Punishment is not an effective way to sustain behavior change
- Problem behavior = learning error
- Establishes environments that support long term success of effective practices
- Clearly defined behavioral expectations
- Implemented consistently by all staff
- Appropriate behavior is taught
- Positive behaviors are publicly acknowledged
- Problem behaviors have clear consequences
- Student behavior is monitored and staff receives regular feedback
- Implemented at school-wide, specific setting, classroom and individual student levels
- Strategies are designed to meet the needs of all students
- Teach attention signal
- Establish behavioral expectations/rules
- Develop schedule
- Teach routines
- Give resurrects
- Encourage expected behavior
- Correct student behavioral errors
Sora | Library Online Catalog
Getting started with Sora
With Sora, you can get free ebooks and audiobooks from your school.
In Sora, find your school (or enter your school’s setup code), then sign in.
Note: If you need your sign-in information (like an ID, username, or password), talk to a teacher.
Browse the tab and borrow a book. Your book will open so you can start reading right away.
Close the book and go to to see all your books (including assignments). From there, you can:
- Select Open book or Open audiobook to read or listen to the book.
- Select Options to renew or return the book, see your notes and highlights, and more.