Resources are provided with this practice
How teachers respond to positive behaviour can contribute to a positive learning environment and can help prevent inappropriate behaviour. Constructive responses to behaviour:
- use specific praise or reward systems
- avoid a punitive response.
Constructive responses to behaviour can help students who have difficulty staying on task, completing work, or regulating themselves in class.
This practice will help students to
stay on task
This practice will help teachers to
increase teachable moments
strengthen relationships with students