Tag Archives: PBIS

The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative Update

Is it possible to transform an entire school district so that every child has school success? The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative (TWCI) is a 10-year partnership between Tacoma Public Schools and the University of Washington, and their goal is sustainable school transformation.…

NW PBIS Spring Conference 2016 Preview

We are thrilled to be a sponsor for the NorthWest PBIS Spring Conference in Portland, Oregon. NWPBIS is a great organization promoting the best behavior science for safe and positive classrooms. The conference is a great place to learn about PBIS (which stands for Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports), get up-to-date information on how PBIS works in schools, and connect with others in your profession.…

How to Get Kids to Play Nice

elementary_supervision2Creating a safe environment on the playground or hallways at school requires effective supervision and behavior intervention. Problems can arise when children do not respect the rules and expectations set in advance.  Children who are not following the rules should be corrected in a positive way in order for them to learn and change their behavior over time.…

Northwest PBIS Network Conference Starts Monday

IRIS Educational Media is proud to see one of our own staff members, Claudia Vincent, give two presentations at the 2015 NorthWest PBIS Network Fall Conference this year.

The 2015 Fall Network Conference, presented by

Claudia will be presenting on Classroom Management in Action, a program that uses a data driven approach to improving classroom climate and the learning environment in a positive way.…

4 Steps to Managing Off-Task Behavior

Keeping students on task is a major concern for teachers and managing classroom behavior remains a constant challenge.  This guide provides teachers with a quick reference to keep students who are off-task from disturbing the rest of the students and get back on track.…