Decision Making & PBIS

The Importance of Decision Making The sixth step in our Success Profiler social/emotional pyramid is Decision Making. Decision making is using problem solving skills to discover a course of action that will most likely achieve the results you want. It is important to note the difference between decision making and [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00November 30th, 2016|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Drive Strength/Motivation & PBIS

Ever heard of “Drive Strength”? Drive strength, another term for motivation, is the skill of learning, understanding, and using your desire to reach school, work, and personal goals. Motivation is the reason and the drive that makes someone do something. Motivation is the fifth key social/emotional skill in our Success [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00November 23rd, 2016|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Social Emotional Learning Standards

For over forty years, the Conover Social Emotional Learning (SEL) standards have been researched and developed. With over nine million administrations, we can now confidently say these standards have been accepted by practitioners around the world. SEL standards are driven by purpose, not grade level It is our belief that [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00November 16th, 2016|PBIS, SEL, SPED|1 Comment

Empathy & PBIS

Empathy: The Cornerstone of Emotional Intelligence Empathy is the fourth building block of our social/emotional pyramid that is measured by the Success Profiler’s Personal Skills Map. Empathy is one of the most critical characteristics of social and emotional learning (SEL). Without empathy, emotional intelligence is simply not possible. Empathy is [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00November 16th, 2016|PBIS, Soft Skills, SPED|0 Comments

Interpersonal Awareness & PBIS

Assessing Social/Emotional Learning In our blog on Self-Esteem and PBIS, we focused on the building blocks of social/emotional learning. For over 35 years, we at The Conover Company have been publishing evidenced-based assessments and skill-intervention systems for social/emotional learning. One of the most valid assessments for social/emotional learning is our [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00November 9th, 2016|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Interpersonal Assertion & PBIS

What is Interpersonal Assertion? Interpersonal Assertion is the ability to insist on one’s rights in a good way. Assertion is a way of getting what you want without violating or offending the rights of others. A lack of assertion results in negative behaviors that cause people to hurt themselves or [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00November 8th, 2016|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Self-Esteem & PBIS

A Wholesome Approach A computer is made up of two main components: Hardware and software. Both are necessary for the computer to operate successfully. Without hardware, your computer would not exist and software would have nothing to run on, and without software, you would simply have a machine, incapable of [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-05:00November 1st, 2016|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Technology and Three Tiers of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

There are many approaches to delivering positive intervention and supports.  We feel that our Conover PBIS approach is the most practical because it is the approach that is focused on the student. We know from experience that a student-centered approach will resonate with both staff and students. Another key feature [...]

By |2017-05-18T10:59:15-05:00October 31st, 2016|Education, PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Merging Social/Emotional Learning with PBIS

PBIS: Not just another “quick fix” There are many trends in education that have come and gone over the years. The reason most trends don’t last long is because they try to quickly fix the problem by taking a single trait factor approach to student intervention. As a result, educators [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:19-05:00October 19th, 2016|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments
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