Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum

Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum

An RTI Approach for Nurturing Essential Life Skills

By: Chris Weber

Transform your classroom behavior-management strategies to teach students critical behavioral skills. Learn how to implement research-based instructional strategies for differentiation and assessment of student behavior using the RTI (MTSS) model.

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Use RTI tiers to transform your behavioral-management, differentiated instruction, and assessment strategies.

To fully prepare students for college, careers, and life, it is essential for educators to nurture students’ behavioral skills along with their academic skills. With Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum, you will learn how to employ the most effective behavioral and social skills activities for your particular class and form unique relationships with each and every learner. Through this personalized classroom behavior-management approach, you can anticipate potential problem areas and confidently respond to students in need of intensive and differentiated supports.

Use behavior-management strategies based on response to intervention to:

  • Understand the importance of communicating the why of behavioral learning to students
  • Identify and define the behavioral skills that will most benefit your students
  • Model and teach behavioural skills simultaneously with academic skills
  • Learn how and when to employ behavioral system supports across all three RTI tiers (MTSS)
  • Implement formative assessment and other tools for measuring behavioral-skill development and success
  • Hear from educators who have successfully applied behavioral-skill teaching in their classroom-management strategies

Related Topics

Classroom Management & Behavior Response to Intervention


Additional Information

Product Code: BKF828

ISBN: 9781943874323

Published By: Solution Tree

“Chris Weber’s six steps of behavioral RTI are clear, concise, and easy to implement, and every educator will benefit from the explicit instruction and subtle integration of specific behavioral skills into their instructional framework. This is a sure formula for enriching the lives and relationships of both students and teachers.”

Hector Montenegro, senior district advisor, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

“Utilizing his years of experience implementing RTI and MTSS in schools across the country, Weber masterfully lays out a road map to help districts develop the whole child. This book will truly assist educators in creating students with the skills to navigate the obstacles and opportunities in store for them, both inside and outside the classroom.”

Greg Wolcott, assistant superintendent for teaching and learning, Woodridge School District 68, Illinois

“If a student lacks a basic academic skill, any educator would commit to meet the student at his or her current entry point and structure the learning from there. Why, then, does a different approach emerge when the gap is in a basic behavioral skill? In Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum, Chris Weber outlines six core steps all educators can follow to ensure behavioral and academic gaps are addressed in a similar fashion.”

Tom Hierck, educational consultant, motivational speaker, and author of Seven Keys to a Positive Learning Environment in Your Classroom

Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum promises to help us, as educators, nurture life skills in our students—and that is exactly what it does! Chris Weber’s student-centered approach is both invigorating and inspiring. A breath of fresh air for RTI!”

Carla Tantillo, author, speaker, and founder of Mindful Practices

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