Tier 1 Effective Classroom Practices

MO SW-PBS has identified Eight Effective Classroom Practices that have been shown to increase the likelihood of appropriate behavior and decrease problem behavior while increasing academic learning time.

MO SW-PBS Eight Effective Classroom Practices

  • Expectations & Rules

  • Procedures & Routines

  • Encouraging Expected Behavior

  • Discouraging Inappropriate Behavior

  • Active Supervision

  • Opportunities to Respond

  • Activity Sequencing & Choice

  • Task Difficulty

  • Active Supervision

  • Opportunities to Respond

  • Activity Sequencing & Choice

  • Task Difficulty

Together, these eight practices impact academic learning time and ultimately student achievement while ensuring a positive learning environment. Implementing these evidence-based practices has been shown to maximize learning for all students while minimizing discipline problems.

MO SW-PBS has created modules to assist teachers as they learn these strategies. Please see the Tier 1 Workbook & Resources page.

TIER 1 WORKBOOK & RESOURCES