Daily Schedule and Teaching Steps

Daily Schedule:

0745 - 0800 AM  Arrival and changing into facility clothing

0800 - 0820 AM Breakfast

0830 - 0937 AM Homerooms

8 minute break

0945 - 1047 AM 1st Rotation

8 minute break

1055 - 1155 AM 2nd Rotation

1200 - 1230 AM Lunch

1230 - 1302 PM Homeroom

8 minute break

1310 - 1355 PM PE

1400 - 1430 PM Silent Reading

1430 PM Students dressed out to go home

Teaching Steps

Steps to Following Instructions

1. Listen: Show that you are listening by:

A. Eye contact
B. No inappropriate non-verbal's (eye rolling, sighing etc)
C. No interruptions
D. Do not Argue

2. Clarify the instructions to make sure you understand what you have been asked to do.

3. Follow the Instructions

4. Check Back

Steps to Accepting Criticism

1. Listen. Show that you are listening by:

A. Good eye contact
B. No inappropriate non-verbal
C. No Interruptions
D. Do Not Argue

2. No Excuses

3. Give Suggestions on how to solve the problem and ask for suggestions on how to solve the problem.

4. Make an agreement or commitment with staff.

5. Say "thank you"

6. Follow through on the agreement/commitment.

Steps to Apologizing (An apology is not necessarily an admission of guilt)

1. Say you are sorry.

2. State what you did wrong.

3. State why it was wrong.

4. Make a commitment for the future (not to do it again)

Steps to Negotiating (Keep in mind this may not change the outcome)

1. Follow the instructions

2. Ask politely if you may discuss the fine with the staff member who gave you the fine.

3. Wait for an answer from that staff member.

4. If the staff member agrees to allow you to negotiate:

In a calm voice, without complaining, explain why you felt the fine was unfair.

5. Listen to Staff's response:

Remember, Don't interrupt or argue.

6. Thank the staff for negotiating.

Steps to a Teaching Interaction

1. Attention: This is simply asking the staff member to discuss the fine with you when they have time.

2. Inappropriate: Discuss the inappropriate behavior that you were fined for.

3. Motivation: Discuss what motivated your behavior. Were you trying to avoid a task, staff, or a peer? Were you trying to gain or obtain something, attention, a preferred activity, or an item?

4. Appropriate: Discuss what you could have done that would have been appropriate.

5. Rationale: Discuss the reasons why your behavior was inappropriate.

6. Rewards and Consequences: Discuss the rewards (Positives) and the consequences (Negative) of your behavior.

7. Acknowledgement: This is taking responsibility for your behavior and understanding why the fine was issued.

8. Practice: This is role playing with staff or practicing an appropriate behavior to replace the inappropriate behavior that was displayed.

9. Feedback: This is the money you earn on your checkbook sheet for steps that were carried out through the interaction.

10. Thank Staff: For interacting the fine with you.