IES Practice Guide for Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom

This Practice Guide, released by Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in September 2008, aims to help educators develop and implement prevention and intervention strategies that promote positive student behavior. The guide presents recommendations and indicates the quality of the research base that supports them. It includes common questions and potential concerns that might arise with each recommendation and suggestions to help alleviate those concerns. Technical details about the studies that were used to generate the recommendations are also presented.