I-Connect: Web-Based Solutions to Self-Management and Support Connections for High School Students with Learning or Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
Dr. Howard Wills, Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas
Tier 2 – Enrichment
The I-Connect App and intervention will be presented including a description of features and data supporting its use as a technology tool for self-management. I-Connect is a promising intervention particularly for high school students at risk for school failure.
Danielle Starkey, Research Associate, MU Center for SW-PBS; Karen Wigger, Regional SW-PBS Consultant, Northwest RPDC
Tier 1 – Foundation
Administrators, coaches and team members who are new to MO SW-PBS will receive an overview of the essential components of SW-PBS: common philosophy and purpose, leadership, clarifying expected behavior, teaching expected behavior, encouraging expected behavior, discouraging inappropriate behavior, ongoing monitoring and classroom effective practices.
Dr. Heather Hatton, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Missouri
Tier 1 – Application
Universal SW-PBS systems rely on a continuum of reinforcers to encourage appropriate behavior. Despite overwhelming professional wisdom and research, many teachers are resistant to increasing reinforcement. Explore sources of resistance to reinforcement and develop strategies to help resolve resistance.
Making Thinking Visible: We’ve Got an App for That!
Jo Ann Anderson, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS; Diane Gremp, Technology Director, South Central RPDC
Tiers 1, 2, 3 – Enrichment
Video creation (book trailers, PSAs, storytelling) supports students for high levels of engagement and gives teachers new and creative ways of offering choice, allowing multiple opportunities to respond and individualizing task difficulty. Student thinking and understanding can become visible through multiple methods of multimedia-video creation. Explore the capacity for students to create multimedia content on their iPads to showcase their learning in new ways and discover apps such as iMovie, Explain Everything, etc.
Learn about the Dixon Elementary Ambassadors (D.E.A), a student-led afterschool club that teaches and encourages students to be the leaders of the future. Explore how you can implement this program in your school.
Christie Lewis, Regional SW-PBS Consultant, Hook Center for Education Renewal
Tier 1 – Application
Current research supports peer coaching and professional development to maintain the highest level of effective classroom practices. What does a SW-PBS coach look like? Learn the basics of establishing a system of support for staff in order to increase the level of SW-PBS implementation and affect student achievement. Explore an effective model for offering support and discuss the responsibilities of a coach vs. other team roles.
Ready for Liftoff! Implementing Check-In, Check-Out at the Secondary and Elementary Levels
Katie Andreasen, Instructional Coach, and Beth Kehr, Counselor, Brookfield Middle School, Brookfield R-III School District; Deanna Maynard, Tier 2/3 Consultant, MO SW-PBS
Tier 2 – Application
Wondering how to begin implementation of Check-In, Check-Out (CICO) at the secondary and/or elementary levels? Review the process of getting CICO ready for liftoff and ensuring it is effectively implemented in your building.