At S.C. School, Behavior Is One of the Basics
A Charleston middle school joins the growing number nationwide that use PBIS strategies to teach students how to behave
Along with reading, science, and mathematics classes, every student here at Haut Gap Middle School takes a course in how to be a Haut Gap student.
For most students, the class is 40 minutes a day for nine weeks. But it can last 18 weeks for students who need extra time to nail concepts such as how to own up to mistakes, accept feedback, and apologize appropriately.
Those lessons are part of a schoolwide approach to addressing student behavior that Haut Gap has used for about five years: Positive Behavioral Interventions...
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