Adult Attention

  • Break Card: The purpose of this intervention is to teach students how to recognize when a break is needed and the procedure for taking a break. Additional Break Card Resource

  • Mystery Motivator: This strategy is a fun and effective method to motivate an entire classroom for which three or more students are exhibiting mild, but frequent misbehavior. This strategy may also be used with an individual student as part of a behavior intervention. Goals can be developed to address a variety of functions of behavior.

  • Points for Grumpy (Website): The intervention is appropriate for younger students who are non-compliant and verbally defiant with the teacher.

  • Safe Space: Safe Space is a location in the classroom where a student may go to get some time away and regroup – perhaps due to overstimulation, to feeling overwhelmed, to calm-down after an incident, etc. Safe Space Procedures Strip