SHARE A study to be published in the upcoming issue of the journal Learning and Individual Differences explored the relation between personality and homework behavior. Although cognitive ability is the key predictor of grades and overall academic performance, personality also plays a role.
With each scientifically based response to these needs come separate data systems, treatment protocols, teams, and interventions.
Because of this, a major consideration for schools is to ensure that teams work smarter, not just harder. The purpose of this article series is to provide a framework for the integration of academic and behavior supports for each tier of intervention in a Response to Intervention RtI model.
In this first article in the series, we include a rationale for combined academic and behavior supports. The second article involves a discussion of the universal academic and behavioral reform that is Behavior and academic performance to arrive at an integrated model.
The third article provides a description of supports for groups of students who do not respond to the core curriculum based on the nature of their needs. The fourth and final article includes an overview of how to identify strategies for intervention and how to establish progress monitoring for students with the most intensive needs.
The recent focus on RtI provides an opportunity to effectively and efficiently combine academic and behavior systems into an integrated school-wide system of supports for students.
There are well-documented RtI systems for addressing both academics Simmons et al. Both types of systems are similar in their focus on universal teaching of all students, provision of a continuum of supports provided to students who do not respond, and reliance on action planning guided by a representative team.
They also share an emphasis on the problem-solving process a decision-making system for identifying and addressing challenges; Tilly, and the use of data for program development, progress monitoring, and evaluation, and both rely on evidence-based practices.
Figure 1 provides a brief illustration of the essential elements of both academic and behavior supports. Integrated Functions Across All Three Tiers of Support With these similarities in mind, there are several seemingly unanswered questions regarding the integration of these systems.
What are the process and outcome components of a well-designed, integrated model of academic and behavior supports systems, practices, and data?
What are the data and decision rules for determining which students need additional supports, and what is the nature of the supports needed based on function e. Also, how are the most effective treatment combinations selected, and what are the most efficient methods for progress monitoring that integrate academic and behavioral data when needed secondary supports?
What are the most efficient and reliable ways to integrate intensive academic assessment and remediation, complex functional behavior assessment and behavioral intervention plans including person-centered planningand progress monitoring tertiary supports?
What are the current practices and future directions for integrating these models? In this article we address these questions by presenting research on the benefits of integrating academic and behavior RtI systems including a discussion of their similarities and differences and by discussing implications for universal supports.
We also identify the critical components of secondary intervention and discuss the role of tertiary supports. Emerging Research Linking Academics and Behavior There are several reasons why integrating academic and behavior supports particularly in the area of reading could lead to improved student outcomes.
Second, there is evidence that problems in one area reading and behavior can predict future problems in other areas. Students may engage in problem behaviors because the academic activity may be too difficult, too easy, or not relevant to student needs or interests. Fortunately, school personnel can use this interaction between academic skills and behavioral issues to prevent problems in one area by intervening in the other.
For example, reducing the number of incidents of problem behavior allows quality instruction to occur more often and with fewer distractions. Lassen, Steele, and Sailor reported the effects of implementing a behavior RtI system on high stakes achievement test results.
In their study, implementation of universal behavior supports in middle school led to significantly improved performance on state assessments in both math and reading. Though more time available for teaching is beneficial, it is important that instructors spend the time wisely, implementing evidence-based academic practices geared toward student need.
In sum, providing behavior supports may be effective in improving academic outcomes, and providing academic supports is related to improved social behavior functioning.The effects of breakfast on behavior and academic performance in children and adolescents Katie Adolphus *, Clare L.
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Healthy nutrition and team sports participation were found to have a positive effect on academic performance, whereas the effects of alcohol use, smoking, early sexual intercourse, bullying, and certain screen time behaviors were overall negative.
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