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Teaching for positive behaviour 

This resource supports teachers in all New Zealand primary and secondary schools to understand and draw on effective strategies that enhance students' behaviour, engagement, participation, and learning. Professional development facilitators and school leaders will also find it useful in their work with teachers and communities of learning in the areas of effective pedagogy and behaviour support.

Teaching for Positive Behaviour (PDF, 3 MB)

Teaching for Positive Behaviour Self Assessment Tool (PDF, 45 KB)

Teaching for Positive Behaviour Self Assessment Tool (Word 2007, 24 KB)

PB4L School-wide Tier One implementation manual

This manual is designed to be used by a school’s PB4L–SW team to plan and implement specific aspects of PB4L–SW Tier One. While the resource can be used without formal training, it is recommended that those using it have received training or external support for implementation.

Download Word versions of activity templates, forms, and checklists

The Word documents below will allow you to create and complete your own electronic versions of the activities, forms, and checklists from the manual. If you would prefer to create handwritten versions, photocopy the templates from the manual or download and print the PDFs below.  

Section 2 – Principal commitment
Section 3 – Setting up
Section 4 – Establishing expectations
Section 5 – Teaching behaviours
Section 6 – Acknowledging behaviours
Section 7 – Discouraging behaviours
Section 8 – Monitoring and evaluation
Appendices

Download PDF versions of activity templates, forms, and checklists

The PDFs below will allow you to create handwritten versions of the activities, forms, and checklists from the manual. If you would prefer to create and complete your own electronic versions, download and print the Word documents above.  

Section 2 – Principal commitment
Section 3 – Setting up
Section 4 – Establishing expectations
Section 5 – Teaching behaviours
Section 6 – Acknowledging behaviours
Section 7 – Discouraging behaviours
Section 8 – Monitoring and evaluation
Appendices

PB4L School-wide Tier Two implementation manual

This manual is designed to be used by a school PB4L–SW team to plan and implement PB4L–SW Tier Two. Those using it should have a strong working knowledge of PB4L–SW Tier One, and it is recommended that they also receive training or external support for implementation of Tier Two.

Download the manual

Section 1 of the manual provides a general overview of Tier Two, Section 2 discusses the functions and responsibilities of Tier Two teams, and Section 3 describes Tier Two systems and processes. Section 4 focuses on Functional Behavioural Assessment, Section 5 unpacks the Classroom Practices Team’s role, and Section 6 looks at Tier Two interventions. The appendices provide support for assessing readiness for Tier Two, a sample Tier Two action plan, the latest version of the BAT assessment, and a sample answer to an exercise on Functional Behavioural Assessment.

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual complete (PDF, 29 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Cover and contents (PDF, 3 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Section 1 Overview (PDF, 3 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Section 2 Working in teams (PDF, 4 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Section 3 Tier 2 processes (PDF, 2 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Section 4 Behaviour (PDF, 3 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Section 5 Classroom Practices (PDF, 3 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Section 6 Interventions (PDF, 3 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Appendices (PDF, 3 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual Rec Resources (PDF, 3 MB)

PB4L–SW Tier 2 Manual References (PDF, 3 MB)

Download activity templates, forms and checklists

The interactive PDFs below will allow you to create and complete your own electronic versions of activities, forms, and checklists from the manual. Type into the fillable fields (which are coloured on screen but print as they appear in the manual), and then save the document as a record, to work on in the future, or to email to others.  

Print the documents for hard copy records of what you’ve typed or if you would prefer to create handwritten versions. (Note that three of the PDFs have a mixture of portrait and landscape pages. To ensure these print properly, set ‘Orientation’ to ‘Auto portrait/landscape’ in the print dialogue box.)

Section 2 – Working in teams 

Section 2.2 functions activity template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 32 KB)

Section 2.2 planning comms activity template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 29 KB)

Section 2.4 agenda template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 50 KB)

Section 2.5 activity template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 23 KB)

Section 3  – Tier Two processes

Section 3.3 activity template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 34 KB)

Section 3.5 activity template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 23 KB)

Section 3.7 activity template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 34 KB)

Section 4 – Understanding and responding to behaviour

Section 4.3 FBA template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 22 KB)

Section 4.4 behaviour support template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 27 KB)

Section 4.4 Gemma activity template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 42 KB)

Section 5 – Strengthening classroom practices 

Section 5.3 simple behaviour support template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 31 KB)

Section 5.5 progress and monitoring template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 22 KB)

Section 6 – Interventions

Section 6.2 checklist template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 35 KB)

Appendices

Appendix 1 readiness analysis template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 30 KB)

Appendix 2 action plan template (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 77 KB)

Appendix 3 BAT (PB4L-SW Tier 2 manual) (PDF, 182 KB)

PB4L School-wide conference presentations and handouts

2017

Dr. Rob Horner
Dr. Terry Scott
Dr. George Sugai
Nicole Macquet, Kerry Burton, Tyla Ahern, Lucy Chote, Kate Davies, Jessica Lett,Jarryd Londt, Abby McRoberts, Nathan Tregear-Watts, Joana Wilson
Institute of Professional Learning, University of Waikato
Ministry of Education

2016

Dr. Terry Scott
Susan Barrett
Judge AndrewBecroft
David Johnson and Jean Echternacht
Daniel Samuta and Arthur Mui
Jens Anderson, Shelley O’Sullivan, Adrienne Ainsley, Christina Morse and Westown School
Judy Cochrane and Liz Winfield
Karen Harris
Janette Merrin
Lea Woodward, Brenda Newton, Harataki Manihera, Louanna Garmonsway, Susanne Simmons-Kopa, and Kristen Burke
A seat at the table – student voice in action
Aotea College
Edgewater College
Kaitao College
Motueka South School
Otaki College
Turaki Primary School and Merivale School

2015

George Sugai
Dr Lucille Eber
Mina Pomare Pieta
Sally Boyd
Judy Cochrane
Diana Shepherd & Martin Henry
Liz Winfield, Joshua Couperus, Nicola Jackman, Kate Parker-Corney
Ministry of Education & sector partners
Aotea College
Gore High School
Katikati College
Otaki College
Oxford Area School
Prospect School
Tarawera High
Tawa College
Westport North School

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