Documenting and Collecting Data on Student Behaviors

Accurate documentation and data collection are essential for understanding and addressing student behaviors effectively. This involves:

  • Consistently recording behavioral incidents.
  • Using structured forms and digital tools.
  • Analyzing patterns to inform intervention strategies.

De-escalating Heightened Behaviors

When a student exhibits heightened behaviors, de-escalation techniques are crucial. Key strategies include:

  • Remaining calm and composed.
  • Using non-threatening body language.
  • Providing clear, simple instructions.
  • Allowing the student space and time to calm down.