Book Title
Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom 3rd Edition

SED EM 43379

July 27, 2017
When a student, who is in special education, exhibits behavior that warrants removal
from school, the school must hold a hearing to determine weather or not the behavior
was a result of the student's disability. This hearing is known as what term?
a. ARD
b. manifestation determination
c. parent teacher conference
d. mandatory expulsion meeting
Academic learning time is positively correlated with
a. academic achievement.
b. positive classroom behavior.
c. student learning.
d. all of the above
Consequences are events that follow a behavior that determine whether the behavior
will be repeated or not.
a. true
b. false
A behavior intervention plan (BIP) describes strategies that adults in the school setting
will implement to increase appropriate behavior and to reduce or eliminate
inappropriate behavior.
a. true
b. false
Data collection should always occur during the time of day when the target behavior is
most likely to occur.
a. true
b. false
To learn to respond to specific stimuli as SDs, students must learn to differentiate
between the SDand all other stimuli. These other stimuli are known as
a. complete stimuli
b. s - deltas
c. incomplete stimuli
d. differential stimuli
Which of the following is NOT one of the four theoretical elements integrated in PBIS?
a. operationally defined and valued outcomes
b. research validated practices
c. punitive discipline techniques
d. systems change to both enhance the broad quality with which all students are
living/learning, and reduce problem behaviors
SW-PBIS is a package program for educators to use as a discipline system for their
a. true
b. false
Restricted event data should be reported as raw data.
a. true
b. false
Mr. James called John's parents for a conference. He explained to them that John was
rude to him consistently in his math class. John's parents told Mr. James was very polite
at home, and they had not had complaints from any of his other teachers. Which of the
following explains John's behavior in math class?
a. performance deficits in his social skills
b. weak math skills
c. Mr. James is too sensitive
d. a & b
If all students in Mr. Marvin's World History class return their homework Monday -
Thursday, the class does not have a homework assignment over the weekend. This is an
example of which type of group reinforcement system?
a. independent
b. interdependent
c. dependent
d. quasi-dependent
Teachers cannot influence social competence of their students.
a. true
b. false
"Operationally defined and valued outcomes" means that SW-PBIS relies upon specific,
measurable indicators of behavior, evaluated by multiple sources of data.
a. true
b. false
Ms. James, a new teacher, wanted to develop positive, respectful relationships with her
students. She knew that praise was important. She solicited and used student ideas in
class, but still needed additional ideas. Of the following, what advice would provide the
most important impact in positive teacher-student relationships?
a. never smile until Christmas
b. always let them students who is the boss
c. respect student contributions in class
d. all of the above
The term operational means
a. broadly defined.
b. medical terminology.
c. specifically defined.
d. none of the above
Ms. Smith wanted her class to be prepared to begin work as soon as the roll was taken.
She needed to develop a procedure for
a. getting help from the teacher.
b. greeting the teacher.
c. preparing for instruction.
d. none of the above
Cognitive interventions focus on errors in _____________ that result in unacceptable
a. parenting
b. genetics
c. teaching
d. thinking
During independent practice, students should respond at which level of accuracy?
a. 70%
b. 80%
c. 90%
d. Depends upon the task
Which of the following would NOT affect how well the Sunshine School's store works?
a. the operational definition of behaviors necessary to earn Spirit Bucks
b. the design of the Spirit Buck
c. the color of the Spirit Buck
d. b and c
Which of the following represents everyday reminders outside of school?
a. stop signs
b. bills
c. notes on the refrigerator
d. all of the above
Fluency deficits refer to situations in which the student knows how to perform a needed
skill, is sufficiently motivated to perform the skill, but actual performance of the skill is
awkward and ineffective.
a. true
b. false
Given the assumption that behavior serves a purpose (function), we ___________ what
happens when those behaviors occur to develop hypotheses about the purpose those
behaviors might be serving for the student.
a. guess
b. ask
c. wonder
d. evaluate
According to a comprehensive of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder, which one of these statements is true.
a. Medication is the only way to address this disorder.
b. Counseling is the best way to work with these children.
c. Medication for behavioral control should always be combined with types of
behavioral interventions and positive behavior supports.
d. none of the above
SW - PBIS focuses on student performance in all systems of the school. If a problem is
identified in a particular area of the school, what happens?
a. Positive, proactive interventions to address the problem are developed.
b. More effective punishers are identified.
c. Teachers or staff are taught to apply punishment procedures earlier in problem
behavior patterns.
d. all of the above
CBM uses _______________ recording to monitor key samples of academic
performance in reading, writing, and math.
a. duration
b. time
c. event
d. latency
A behavioral approach is based on the fundamental assumption that all
_______________ behavior is learned as a result of consequences associated with those
a. appropriate
b. inappropriate
c. school
d. voluntary
Mr. James wanted to use a token system in his classroom. He found that when he
allowed his students to trade their tokens for items that he had bought, many students
did not like what was offered. How could Mr. James solve this problem?
a. develop a reinforcer menu for his students
b. only allow tokens to be exchanged for items every other week
c. allow his students to earn more tokens
d. all of the above
Mr. Colins was a new teacher who wanted to develop good relationships with his
students' parents. Colins should to do which of the following in order to develop
effective parent/teacher partnerships.
a. prepare a booklet of all classroom rules and procedures
b. require strict times when parents were allowed to call the classroom
c. call parents from the principal's office when the student is in trouble
d. all of the above
Mr. Green teaches science. A part of each day's lesson is vocabulary, both review and
the introduction of new terms. Each of his students has a small white board. To review
previously learned terms, Mr. Green reads a definition, and then students then write the
vocabulary word on their board and hold their answers up. Mr. Green is using
a. mediated scaffolding
b. a learning center
c. response cards
d. priming background knowledge
Mr. Dale explained the purposes of the learning centers in his classroom to his
principal. In his explanation, he said that learning centers provide
a. one or more activities focused on a single content area.
b. activities for multiple grade or ability levels.
c. hands on activities or activities that have high motivational value.
d. all of the above
Which of the following should be removed from a classroom as soon as possible?
a. unruly students
b. unused furniture, equipment, or supplies
c. phones
d. all of the above
Ms. James teaches a self-contained classroom for children who have severe learning
and behavior problems. She schedules each minute of her students' time with various
learning experiences. Mr. Williams teaches in the same type of classroom with students
who are a year or two older than Ms. James' students. However, he allows students
several 30 minute minimally supervised breaks during their time in his classroom.
Which classroom do you think has a higher chance of acting out behavior?
a. Ms. James
b. Mr. Williams
c. both classrooms
d. none of the above
Educators should use functional behavioral assessment because
a. it is required by The Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
b. it increases the likelihood that interventions will be effective.
c. The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act requires FBA under certain
d. b and c
Students with learning and behavioral difficulties often exhibit which of the following
a. High levels of engagement in and interest in learning.
b. Poor use of strategies to facilitate learning.
c. High levels of behaviors that interfere with learning.
d. Internal locus of control.