Tier 1 Interventions

       PBS Tier 1 Interventions      


o       Break, moving position in class

o       Have student take frequent breaks, do errand, or active job

o       Send student on errand

o       Snack break

o       Take a break



o       Avoid power struggles

o       Call parent or note home

o       Card Flip

o       Clear, consistent, and predictable consequences

o       Do unfinished work during recess or unstructured time

o       Have student say a nice thing to the student they called a name

o       Logical consequence

o       Natural consequences

o       Office referral

o       Reflection sheet

o       Remove from room

o       Speak in calm and neutral tone

o       Take away privileges

o       Talk away unstructured or free time



o       Acknowledging positive behavior

o       Praise student frequently

o       Praise when cooperative and well behaved

o       Praise when good attitude and involvement occur

o       Praise when on task



o       Rewards and praise

o       Call parent or positive note home

o       Simple reward system



o       Alternate Seating In Own Space

o       Alternative modes of completing assignments

o       Assign a buddy or partner

o       Assign a classroom job

o       Break down assignment

o       Break down directions

o       Call on student frequently

o       Clear and concise directions

o       Color coded folders

o       Count to 10

o       Daily planner

o       Deep breathing

o       Draw a picture or write in a journal

o       Encourage interaction with a more self confident student

o       Engage student

o       Explain assignment

o       Explain directions

o       Frequent eye contact

o       Frequent home contact

o       Give choices

o       Have student repeat directions back

o       Headphones

o       Helping Students With Home Work

o       Help student start assignment

o       Ignore

o       Individual work space

o       Listen to music

o       Model appropriate language

o       More structured routine

o       Move to a new location in the classroom

o       Non verbal cues

o       Organize materials daily

o       Pause before giving a direction

o       Provide a container for the student's belongings

o       Proximity to students

o       Reassurance

o       Redirection

o       Reduce assignment

o       Reflective listening

o       Review PBS expectations and rules

o       Speak with student in hallway

o       Stand while working

o       Start Commands

o       STOP WALK TALK strategy

o       Stress ball or fidget

o       Talk one on one with student

o       Talk Ticket

o       Talk to parent

o       Teach conflict resolution skills

o       Teach coping skills

o       Teach organizational skills

o       Teach relationship skills

o       Teach relaxation techniques

o       Teach social skills

o       Teach substitute words

o       Touch base with student 

o       Touch student on shoulder

o       Turn desk around

o       Use calm neutral tone

o       Use seating disk

o       Use timer

o       Velcro on the desk

o       Visual schedule