Family engagement refers to the active involvement of parents, caregivers, and families in the home and community environments to support their children’s learning and well-being.
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Promises and Pitfalls of PBIS Part 2: Engaging Students and Families in Equity-Focused PBIS
In this second post in this series, we will discuss how to elevate the voices of students and families – one aspect of implementing a positive behavior framework that is preventive, multi-tiered, and culturally responsive.Continue reading →
Overcoming the early childhood suspension & expulsion problem
If preschool is designed to set a foundation of learning for children, expose them to structure, and build social, emotional and behaviors skills, then what is happening to produce these alarming rates?Continue reading →
Educating and speaking with children about racism
Our Student Behavior Blog team at SRI Education is deeply heartbroken and outraged by the racism, brutality, and hatred that plague Black children, families, and individuals, not only with regard to recent events, but with recognition that these are pervasive issues they face in every moment of their lives. Consistent ...Continue reading →
Positive Behavior Support at home
This award-winning 5 minute video from the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) offers a clear explanation of Positive Behavior Supports as well as ways that families can use them at home. Positive Behavior Support at Home from Association for PBS on Vimeo.Continue reading →
What can parents do to prevent and address school bullying?
Dr. Carl Sumi is an expert in student behavioral research and interventions. This is Dr. Sumi’s advice for parents who suspect their child may be experiencing bullying in school. This video was produced by the 3C Institute. Helpful resources on cognitive behavior interventions can be found on the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for ...Continue reading →
Screen time can be good: 3 ways to support children’s social-emotional learning (SEL)
Given the ongoing debate about the value of screen time, many parents and educators are seeking research-supported best practices for using TV and videos to help support children’s learning and development. Look no further – we’ve summarized the research to give you 3 strategies for using videos to support SEL ...Continue reading →
Want to build an equitable classroom? Start with social-emotional learning (SEL)
We expect teachers to handle a lot: create engaging learning experiences, differentiate instruction based on student needs, manage behavior, motivate students to learn, and tackle persistent gaps and inequities. More and more, teachers are meeting this challenge by embracing social-emotional learning (SEL), which can support academic learning, teach and reinforce ...Continue reading →