Rules, Rewards, Consequences


Examples include:

  • Time out/Thinking chair
  • Being the last to leave
  • Deprivation of some reward
  • Exclusion from class participation
  • Assignment to write ways to correct the problem
Consequences should be:
  • Related to the inappropriate behavior
  • Reasonable and logical
  • Explained when rules are developed
  • Posted
  • Result when a rule is broken
  • Shared and supported by administrators and parents
  • Associated with classroom rules
  • Delivered immediately following the violation of the rule
  • Do not interfere with the lesson
  • Uncomfortable to the student
  • Teach acceptable actions
  • Not related to academic grades