Book Title
Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom 3rd Edition

SED AP 64878

July 27, 2017
Which of the following characteristics are potential dimensions of challenging
a. frequency and intensity
b. age appropriateness
c. type of behavior
d. all of the above
When Ms. James taught regrouping in multiplication, she let her students use one-digit
multiplication and addition charts while they learned this new skill. What technique was
Ms. James using?
a. a graphic organizer
b. mediated scaffolding
c. direct teach
d. a conspicuous strategy
Rules should
a. apply to multiple situations.
b. apply to very specific situations.
c. apply to only instructional situations.
d. none of the above
Which of the following is a reactive response?
a. reprimands
b. detentions
c. exclusions
d. all of the above
Which of the following are advantages of the index card system?
a. Cards can be sorted into categories - antecedents, consequences, and functions.
b. Cards allow for data collection even for problem behaviors that occur infrequently.
c. Collecting data on index cards is easy, does not interrupt instruction, and does not
require another person to complete the observation.
d. All of the above
In the last decade there has been increased criticism of schools for problems with drug
and alcohol use among students. Which of the following has also been criticized?
a. a lack of funds
b. a lack of discipline
c. a lack of supervision
d. a lack of accountability
Mr. Hardy taught in a school that served many students whose behavior at school was
influenced by elements outside of the school. He chaired a committee formed to address
this problem. Their focus was on teacher-student relationships. They knew that these
relationships would serve as a buffer to many outside influences. Which of the
following is an example of an outside influence?
a. individual
b. family
c. neighborhood
d. all of the above
Any SW-PBIS program is a work in progress. SW-PBIS teams must never stop
evaluating their SW-PBIS systems and fine-tuning those systems.
a. true
b. false
Teaching rules and procedures should be a part of your lesson plans for
a. the first week of school.
b. the second and third week of school.
c. each week until students become more independent in following rules and
d. none of the above
Teaching schoolwide rules means that
a. all students are taught how to follow the rules in all areas of the school at the
beginning of the school year.
b. students are given quizzes over school rules in their first period classes once a month.
c. the counselor holds small group discussions about school rules during the first
d. all of the above
Robin wants to teach her young son to do his homework when he gets home from
school. He wants to play outside with his friends. She told him that he must spend the
first 30 minutes home working on homework, and then he may play outside until
dinnertime. What type of reinforcement system is Robin using?
a. Green's Law
b. Grandma's Law
c. Premack Principle
d. b and c
The ecological model relies upon ecological assessment to gather information about the
child's behavior and expectations relative to the child's
a. ecosystems in which the child functions.
b. classroom.
c. home.
d. peers.
Which of the following should be addressed by your classroom rules?
a. safety
b. respect
c. responsibility
d. all of the above
To improve students' social skills, teachers should
a. assess socialization needs, and teach skills that students lack.
b. refer students for extensive counseling.
c. have group discussions about each student's problems
d. all of the above
No conversion is needed for duration data.
a. true
b. false
John hates to read. He often disrupts his reading class until he is sent to the office. This
is an example of what type of reinforcement?
a. negative
b. positive
c. activity
d. token
Which of the following questions will help you plan for activities in specific areas of
your classroom?
a. What materials will need to be stored in this area?
b. How will the materials be stored and labeled?
c. What materials will students access on their own?
d. all of the above
Failure to learn more adaptive behaviors creates a setting event condition that increases
the likelihood that undesired behaviors will occur.
a. true
b. false
Mr. Mitchell uses a prepared program to teach his reading class. He likes this program
because it leaves nothing to chance. It incorporates all the elements of effective
teaching. What is the type of program Mr. Mitchell is using?
a. Direction Instruction (DI)
b. Direct teach
c. One-to-one instruction
d. None of the above
A 2004 survey of teachers regarding discipline problems and policies indicated that
minor behavioral infractions continue to be problematic.
a. true
b. false
"Differentiation of classroom-managed versus office-managed behaviors means that
a. the principal decides whether the teacher should handle the discipline problem or not.
b. the teacher decides whether he or she wants to handle a discipline problem or not.
c. the SW-PBIS team identifies discipline infractions that should be managed in the
classroom versus those that should be referred to an administrator.
d. the school staff votes on which discipline problems they want the administrator to
Mr. Grade's was a new teacher whose students loved to chew gum, but it wasn"t
allowed at school. To motivate his students, Mr. Grade created a classroom procedure
that stated that students could chew gum during independent work. His students
behaved well during independent work time, and their rate of work completion
increased. One day, Mr. Grade was observed by the principal. After the observation, the
principal asked Mr. Grade to see her during his planning period. From the following
what is the best reason do you think the principal asked for this meeting?
a. She wanted to use his procedures as an example for the school staff.
b. She needed to remind Mr. Grade that gum is not allowed at school.
c. She wanted to see Mr. Grade's lesson plans.
d. all of the above
SCORE CHAMPS stands for: Structure, Clarity, Opportunities to respond, Redundancy,
Explicit instruction, Choices, Assess forms of knowledge, Monitor student learning,
Practice, and Success.
a. true
b. false
Which of the following can reduce the effectiveness of praise?
a. providing descriptive praise
b. using a positive tone of voice
c. praising every behavior
d. using a variety of praise statements
One especially useful tool in developing and implementing rules and procedures is
a. punishment.
b. reminders.
c. calls home.
d. none of the above
When it is time to come in from the playground, Ms. Gray blows a loud whistle. Often
many of her students continue to play. This is an example of what type of stimulus
a. s - delta
b. incomplete
c. complete
d. none of the above
Teachers spend an average of _________of their time on non-instructional activities.
a. 0% - 7%
b. 20 %- 25%
c. 25% - 35%
d. 45% - 55%
The "behavioral and biomedical sciences basis" for SW-PBIS means that SW-PBIS
systems rely upon medication as one form of intervention.
a. true
b. false
At the end of each 30-minute interval, Carlos recorded a happy face if he had followed
all of the rules during that 30-minute period. He recorded a sad face if he had not
followed the rules, and a neutral face if he had followed the rules some of the time, but
not for the entire period. Carlos was using
a. self-monitoring
b. self-evaluation
c. self-instruction
d. goal setting
When organizing your classroom, it is unnecessary to consider the activities that will
take place in each area.
a. true
b. false