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  1. 1. Motitvating the hard to reach student Just a few strategies to remember when working with the tough kid!
  2. 2. Intense Behaviors <ul><ul><li>Excesses (too much of a behavior) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Noncompliance and Coercion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Behavioral Deficits (inability to adequately perform a behavior) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Deficits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Skills Deficits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not Following Rules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Management Deficits </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. A MUST for these students: <ul><li>A predictable classroom structure establishes clear rules, routines, and physical arrangements for students </li></ul>Structure
  4. 4. Positive Consequences <ul><ul><li>Positive note sent home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class allowed extra 5 minutes preferred activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student selects class-wide reinforcer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students spins reinforcement spinner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students get to sit where they want </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One homework assignment dropped for the day </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Variables That Make Reinforcers Effective <ul><ul><li>Immediately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequently </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eye Contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Describe the Behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anticipation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Variety </li></ul></ul>IFEED-AV Rules Acronym for the variables!
  6. 6. Motivational Examples <ul><ul><li>Students who are in their seats.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When the class has 5 days with no tardies... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students not sent to office will be eligible for our raffle.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I'm giving each of you 20% off bonus card this morning for the class store </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If all homework gets turned in.... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No homework for those students who... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>During group work, if all..the.. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Unique Delivery Systems for Positive Reinforcement <ul><ul><li>Chart Moves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spinners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mystery Motivators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grab Bags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lottery/Raffle Tickets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dog House/Doggie Bones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive Behavior Supports </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Reductive Consequence Examples <ul><ul><li>Verbal Warning Eat lunch in room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of 5 min. Student call parent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of 10 min. Loss of activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit near teacher Apology letter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No vending Parent called </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time out Suspension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Police called </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What if Chart <ul><ul><li>Positive Reductive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>____________ ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>____________ ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>____________ ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>____________ ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>____________ ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>Mystery Motivator Serious Behaviors </li></ul>