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Burt, Jonathan L.; Pennington, Robert C. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2017
The use of extinction procedures or the discontinuation of reinforcement following a behavior targeted for reduction is often used to enhance the efficacy of behavioral interventions. Unfortunately, the application of extinction procedures is associated with several side effects that can produce potentially harmful and counterproductive outcomes.…
Descriptors: Teaching Guides, Reinforcement, Intervention, Behavior Problems
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Korinek, Lori; Popp, Patricia A. – Preventing School Failure, 1997
Offers a rationale for social skills instruction and integration for students with, or at risk for, learning and behavior problems. It examines the social skills needed in various settings and describes a three-step process for integrating academic content with social skill development. (DB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Behavior Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools
Wood, Heather J. – Perspectives for Teachers of the Hearing Impaired, 1986
A behavior management program which uses play money to motivate students and reinforce appropriate behavior helps elementary school students (including disabled students) develop responsibility for their behavior. All students in the class participate and are allowed to buy items from the class store with money earned. (CB)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities
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Kauffman, James M.; And Others – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1986
Relationships among teachers, exceptional children, and their peers should be considered when determining causes of misbehavior and the strategies to correct them. Checklists outline possible teacher and student behaviors which contribute to student misbehavior, and such interventions as independent, dependent, and interdependent group…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
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Montague, Marjorie – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1987
Through self-management training, students learn to take control of their actions and make appropriate decisions. Four self-management strategies for enhancing mildly handicapped adolescents' job are self-instruction, self-questioning, self-monitoring, and self-reinforcement. (CB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Problems, Mild Disabilities
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Adams, Gail B.; Burke, Robert W. – Childhood Education, 1999
Defines obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as an anxiety disorder characterized by the presence of mental obsessions or repetitive behaviors based on psychological fears. Lists warning signs for teachers and suggestions for educational services for children with OCD. (LBT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anxiety, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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Fairchild, Thomas N. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1987
Teachers can foster open communication and parental involvement through use of a daily reportcard system for students with academic or behavior problems. Suggestions are provided for: gathering baseline data; identifying areas of concern; designing the report format; selecting reinforcers; conducting student conferences; implementing the system;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Feedback