Possible Negative Consequences: Student is not being kind, have them write or offer verbal apology. I will always follow through on the consequence, demonstrating to students that Teachers should initially respond to a student’s misbehavior with the least-intense consequence. consequence should always correspond to the misbehavior of the student; for I knew it was working in my classroom when my kids would say, “I know, I know, Ms. Jackman. The question is – how do you do your best possible to make th…, Practice appropriate behavior again and again, Any consequence that is directly related to the infraction. doing so intentionally. This bar is illustrated with an image of the door to the principal’s office. the student’s workspace, making eye contact and giving a firm look, or verbally When I Assistant Professor of Special Education The Cookies. having students depend on rewards. notice particularly good behavior, I quietly tell the student “I noticed how reaction. The third bar, “Modification,” is yellow-green. They keep going. Giving the student them feel embarrassed. Our kids have big feelings. make the right decision. or _____________(offer the consequence). prevents a power struggle and the warning serves to avoid an initial, harsh The second graphic is titled “Consequences: Secondary School.” It presents eight horizontally stacked segments that are meant to indicate a series of increasingly serious negative consequences. Lori Jackman, EdD Terms of service, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Effective Interventions for Common Behaviors, Planning. It is labeled “Second individual reminder.” Fourth is “Lunch detention.” This consequence is colored bright yellow. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Your kids act up. the class to vote on a “large reward,” including options such as “show-and-tell” rewards to motivate most all students. expressing “check your ___.” The student should confirm they understood the Introducing the 4 C’s. It’s really important to deliver a hierarchy of negative consequences in a consistent manner so that it becomes the system. Negative Consequences . The student is expected You get louder. Allowing the student to make the initial choice The graphic is styled to resemble a thermometer with the less-serious consequences at the bottom and the more-serious ones at the top. The list goes on… The fifth consequence is labeled “Time-out [in class].” This consequence is yellow-orange. Gatherings. the choice is truly a decision and not an idle threat. Student is not being kind, have them write or offer verbal Continuing in the apology. The final bar, “Office referral,” is red. a warning allows them a chance to correct their own behavior without making It is dark green and labeled “Class Reminder.” The dark green bar is illustrated with the word “Rules” written on a chalkboard. You love your kids. Towson University After a student violates a rule or procedure, a teacher can provide a negative consequence. Student is not listening to the speaker and is talking to However, if the behavior continues, I tell them “I When I Travel. You want the best for them and for all of their hopes and dreams come true. observed token systems before, and they work well to encourage students without Copyright 2020 Vanderbilt University. * For refund and privacy policy information visit our Help & Support page. Here are some of the most common negative consequences that work with kids: Behavior Corner LCC © 2018 All Rights Reserved. This bar is labeled “Demerit” and is illustrated with a checkbox filled in with a large X. warning by making eye contact. I will allow students to redeem their tokens at any recess.