Tier I

Proactive Classroom Management Strategies (PCMs)

Relationship Strategies 5 to 1 ratio of positive to negative interactions (The Magic Ratio) Smiling and being nice Positive greetings at the door to pre-correct/establish a positive climate Communicating competently with students Wise feedback of high expectations Intermittent non-contingent reinforcement Procedural Strategies Organizing a productive classroom Pre-correction Teach, model, and reinforce behavior expectations Transitions are …

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Providing Multiple Opportunities to Respond


Sophocles once said, “One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty, until you try.” His words represent a common sense idea that we in the education field know well – practice leads to mastery. Put another way, learning is not a spectator sport. In our MTSS training we …

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