The Well-Managed Classroom Class-Wide (Universal) Structures Alan Robinson, CPS-OST
Maximize StructureArrange the physical structure for safety, movement, observation, and learning.Arrange behavioral structure to maximize compliance for increased teaching and learning time.
Post, teach, review, monitor, & reinforce expectations• Positively worded and observable• Taught exactly like academics• Reviewed often (pre-corrects)• Reinforce and expect 100% compliance
Classroom RulesExamples Non-examples • Be responsible.• Turn in completed assignments on time. • Be a good citizen.• Walk at all times in the classroom. • Respect authority.• Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself. • Pay attention.• Raise your hand and wait for permission to speak. • Be ready to learn.• Do what your teacher asks immediately. • Do your best.• Be in your seat when the bell rings. • Be kind to others.• Keep your hands, feet and objects to yourself. • Be polite.• Be on task during work times. • Be safe.
Expectations for Classroom Routines Small Group Activity Independent Seat Work Transitions • Listen to others • Raise hand before • Hands to selfRespectful • Accept each other’s talking • Move quietly answers and opinions • Work quietly • Keep space between you and others in line • Follow directions • Stay on task • Put materials away • Stay on task • Manage time wisely • Get required materialsResponsible • Remain in seat unless • Stay with your group ready • Use time wisely you have permission to be • Follow directions up • Do your share of the • Wait quietly if the • Leave the area cleanCooperative work teacher is assisting a and orderly • Everyone participates classmate • Help your neighbor
Actively engage students in observable ways Actively engaged students
Thumbs Up / Thumbs Down / Wavy PalmWindshield: Clear… Bugs…Mud Road Map: I Know the Way… I Need to Follow You …I’m Lost!
Use a continuum of strategies for responding toappropriate behaviors Character Bingo! and Low- and No-Cost Student Rewards: Rewards list
Use a continuum ofstrategies to respond toinappropriate behaviors. Sample: Hierarchy of Classroom Consequences
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