Self-Efficacy & PBIS

Believing in Yourself: The Self-Efficacy Theory Self–Efficacy, the second scale in our Personal Responsibility Map, is the belief in one’s ability to achieve stated goals. simply stated, it is your view of possibilities, or the extent to which you view your goals as within your ability to achieve. The psychologist [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:15-05:00January 27th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Self-Efficacy & PBIS

Goal Setting & PBIS

Wishes versus Goals Goal setting is the first, and probably the most important, scale measured by our Personal Responsibility Map. In order to learn how to set and achieve goals, it is helpful to understand the difference between goals and dreams or wishes. By definition, a goal is an object [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:15-05:00January 23rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Goal Setting & PBIS

Academic and Career Goal Setting & PBIS

A Reason to Learn Have you ever wondered why a student has a difficult time learning? If you asked the student why he or she doesn’t seem interested in learning, the response might be, “What’s the point? Give me a good reason for learning or I’m out of here”. If [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:17-05:00January 19th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Academic and Career Goal Setting & PBIS

PBIS – Focus On the Cause Not the Symptom

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) has been around for a long time. The process has had time to establish and refine itself in most school systems across the nation. Most systems seem to start with some sort of data- based decision making that leads to establishing a set of [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:17-05:00January 17th, 2017|Emotional Intelligence, PBIS, Soft Skills, SPED|Comments Off on PBIS – Focus On the Cause Not the Symptom

Conover’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Process

A quick internet search on the definition of PBIS results in two common threads—reducing problematic behaviors and increasing academic success, with an emphasis on evidence-based research. But, ever since PBIS was first introduced in 1997 in the re-authorization of IDEA as a research-based framework for supporting children with behavioral disorders, [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:17-05:00January 6th, 2017|PBIS, SEL, Soft Skills, SPED|Comments Off on Conover’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Process

Physical Wellness and PBIS

Physical wellness is the state of health that is the result of doing healthy things, such as eating good foods, exercising daily and feeling good about life. Wellness is the state of health and well-being we are able to achieve. It is not only being free of illness. It is [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:17-05:00January 3rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Physical Wellness and PBIS

Stress Management & PBIS

How Stress Works Stress is an unwanted response that is felt when our mind cannot deal with a challenge. But, where do these unwanted psychological (mind) and physical (body) reactions come from? Over the centuries, our “fight versus flight” reactions developed to help us deal with life. When faced with [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:17-05:00December 30th, 2016|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Stress Management & PBIS

Commitment Ethic & PBIS

What is Commitment Ethic? Have you ever heard the phrase, “Whatever it takes” (usually in reference to accomplishing a task or achieving a goal)? That phrase is at the very heart of commitment. The drive to obtain a specific goal by pursuing it until it is achieved is what commitment [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:17-05:00December 23rd, 2016|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Commitment Ethic & PBIS

Leadership & PBIS

Defining Sales Orientation and Leadership For many years, we at The Conover Company have grouped sales orientation with leadership. The two are fundamentally the same. Consider the following definitions: Leadership is the ability to clearly express to others your vision or ideas about how to do something, get them to [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:17-05:00December 16th, 2016|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Leadership & PBIS

Time Management & PBIS

Why is Time Management a Big Deal? Simply defined, time management is making sure that your actions help you to finish things you have to do. Improving productivity has become a big priority in today's world. This is true for today’s students, as well as educators and those in the [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00December 6th, 2016|PBIS, SEL, SPED|Comments Off on Time Management & PBIS
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