accountability BIST BIST concepts BIST Philosophy Classroom management discipline Early Intervention Goals for Life Happy Thoughts incentives Life Change Life Impact office referrals Outlasting Prevention proactive processing recognition Replacement Skills restrictions Review Rewards Structure student achievement Student support triage Triage as a gateway to positive thinking
"Both rewards and punishments, says Punished by Rewards author Alfie Kohn, are ways of manipulating behavior that destroy the potential for real learning. Instead, he advocates providing an engaging curriculum and a caring atmosphere "so kids can act on their natural desire to find out."
Educational Leadership, Volume 53 Number 1 September 1995
“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”
Research indicates that teachers' actions in their classrooms have twice as much impact on student achievement as assessment policies, community involvement, or staff collegiality; and a large part of teachers' actions involves the management of the classroom (Marzano, 2003; Marzano & Marzano, 2003).