Promoting Effective Teaching Methods by New Teachers Good Behavior Game + My Teaching Partner
What We Do
This randomized control trial conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Virginia applied two proven behavior management approaches (PAX Good Behavior Game and My Teaching Partner™) to the training of new teachers in Kindergarten through grade 3. The goal was to help the teachers undertake their work with skills that can enable better classroom management and less intrusion on instructional goals.
PI: Patrick Tolan
Co-PIs: Catherine Bradshaw, Jason Downer, Bob Pianta, Nicholas Ialongo
Intervention Team: Jennifer P. Keperling, M.A., LCPC, Dana Darney, Ph.D., Brenda C. Kelly, Ph.D.
Assessment Team: Ethel Caspa, April L. Lawson
The intervention aimed to help support teachers’ motivation and their students’ behaviors and academic performance. Initial data collection is complete, and the project is now in a follow-up phase to examine the long-term effects of the intervention.
You can learn more about PAX GBG at http://goodbehaviorgame.org/ and MyTeachingPartner.
PAX GBG Testimonials
Note: There is a 30 second portion of the above video that has no audio due to removal of music by youtube. Only music was removed, no talking. The audio resumes after the removed song is over. Apologies for this disruption.
EHD Project Team
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