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Check In/Check Out
Check-in/Check-out (CI/CO) is an intervention that includes two daily conferences between a student and adult mentor (e.g., teacher, counselor, etc.). At the beginning of the day or class period, the student “checks in” with a mentor to set academic or behavioral goals and discuss strategies for meeting those goals. During
A student-teacher conference is a one-on-one meeting between a student and a teacher. The most effective conferences ensure that each member is both an expert and learner during the conversation. Both the student and the teacher identify strengths and areas of growth during their discussion and then collaboratively select specific
A Rubric is a table or matrix that provides a list of criteria or learning targets for an assignment (e.g. topic sentence, supporting details, concluding statement, spelling and punctuation) and gradations of quality with descriptions of what work would look like at each level (e.g. advanced, meets standard, approaching standard).
Self-monitoring is a process by which the student is actively engaged in reflecting, assessing and working toward academic, behavioral and social goals. With the support of a teacher or mentor, the student has determined the skills and steps necessary to achieve a pre-determined goal. In order to learn how to
Goal setting is a process in which the teacher works with the student on identifying academic, social and behavioral goals. Once the student has determined the goal, the teacher mentors the student in breaking down the goal, determining the steps necessary to achieve the goal and creating a time frame
Reinforcers are acknowledgments for learning, as well as following rules and expectations in the classroom and school environment. Reinforcers can be part of applying positive behavioral supports and interventions school-wide, in the classroom or with individuals. In order for reinforcers to be effective, there needs to be consistent and applied