Improving Student Outcomes Using Class-Wide Function-Related Intervention Teams

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,4
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 2: Promoting Social and Emotional Development

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn about incidental benefits of class-wide function-related intervention teams (CW-FIT) such as student engagement and possible generalization of intervention effects.
  2. learn about an effective, cost-efficient, and well accepted intervention that addresses student on-task behavior, teacher praise, and reprimands through group contingency.
  3. learn about the results of a study during which CW-FIT was implemented in three elementary school classrooms.
  4. learn about how to implement CW-FIT.

Description

Help teachers address off-task behavior using praise, group contingency, and teaching of appropriate behaviors while using a cost-effective intervention that is acceptable and liked by students as well as teachers. This presentation will provide the results of a study which utilized class-wide function-related intervention teams in three elementary classrooms. Participants will learn about the intervention used in the study, how to implement it, and its positive impact on student and teacher behavior.

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Presenter(s)

Lina Kitson, Olathe Public Schools
Christopher R. Niileksela, University of Kansas

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