Module 10 – Effective classroom practice
Effective classroom practices results in a decrease in inappropriate behaviour, an increase in appropriate behaviour, engagement in learning and outcomes.
Tier 1 Classroom Systems of Support is a stand-alone course (link), it is important to introduce effective classroom practices as part of school-wide implementation. The 7 Essential Features of the school-wide Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) framework are seen in the overview below.
Effective classroom practices include:
- environmental management
- creating positive learning environments.
Behaviour management (increase instructional time) includes:
- classroom expectations
- classroom procedures and routines
- encouraging expected behaviours
- responding to problem behaviours.
Instructional management (increase engaged time) includes:
- active supervision
- opportunities to respond
- activity sequencing and choice
- task difficulty.