Resiliency & PBIS

Resiliency is the tenth scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, which is the core assessment in our goal setting and self-determination program. Resiliency is the ability to work through activities and cause bottom-line results to happen. Resiliency includes the ability to bounce back from setbacks and to achieve a stated [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

The Benefits of Conflict Resolution

Teaching effective Conflict Resolution requires a lot of time and commitment. One of the ways to further engage your students in the conflict resolution process is to help them understand why conflict resolution is beneficial in the first place. If students can't see the need to effectively resolve conflicts they [...]

Problem Solving & PBIS

Problem solving is the ninth scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, which is our core assessment for goal setting and self-determination. Problem solving is the ability to work through problems and use thinking skills to arrive at good goal solutions. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a term used [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Conflict Resolution: 8 Steps for Resolving Conflicts

According to crisis resolution consultant Dr. Dudley Weeks, there are eight essential steps to conflict resolution. He explains these eight steps in his book The Eight Essential Steps to Conflict Resolution: Preserving Relationships at Work, at Home, and in the Community . While these steps don't always guarantee an optimal [...]

Self-Management and PBIS

Self-management is the ability to use ones' own time, talents, and abilities to work towards achieving goals. Self-management is one of the social/emotional skills that bridges both the academic and behavioral worlds. The skill to manage one’s time, talents and abilities and use these to achieve goals, ties directly into [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Self-Control and PBIS

Self-control is the seventh scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, our core assessment in our Personal Responsibility program. Self-control is the ability to handle personal feelings and emotions in difficult life situations. In the PBIS process, developing self-control in students is vital for your programs success. Self Control and PBIS [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Conflict Resolution: It Starts with Assertion

Any discussion on conflict resolution must include a discussion on assertion. This is because assertion plays a big part in the success of preventing bullying and resolving conflicts. Assertion is effective communication, typified by clear, open communication, careful listening, and respect for oneself and others. It is the ability to [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Bullying Prevention, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Self-Esteem & PBIS

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a term that describes the proactive approach of establishing behavioral supports so that students can achieve social, emotional, and academic success. This definition blends the worlds of behavior intervention and academic instruction. Much like a computer requires both hardware and software to function, [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Conflict Resolution: An Important Life Skill

Conflict is a common, inevitable part of life. It exists because people don’t always get along or agree. Because conflict is a normal part of everyone’s life, conflict resolution, or the ability to resolve conflicts effectively, is a crucial skill for everyone to have. This is especially important in the [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Bullying Prevention, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Supportive Environment & PBIS

What is a Supportive Environment? Supportive environment is one of the twelve scales in our Personal Responsibility Map, which is the core assessment in our academic and career goals program. Supportive Environment describes the amount to which friends, family, peers, and others in one's life value high achievement, and positively [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments