There are countless interactions between individuals over the course of a school day. There are equally as many forces (hunger, sleep, cold, argued with parent, don’t know the answer, etc) acting separately upon each individual within the interaction. Understanding the nature of interactions within the school day help us to understand how best to:
The desired outcome for every interaction within every school, and every classroom, is that learning occur and a student grows in the acquisition of skills. The reaction used for behavioral mistakes should be responsive interventions that assist the student in acquiring skills that increase future success. A variety of resources to assist school staff in their quest to teach ALL students will be provided through this webpage. Join MSDE, educators, and community members, across Maryland in being a positive force ensuring our interactions guarantee that our children grow to be healthy and productive citizens.
Brad EngelSchool Climate Initiatives Specialist, Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment, and Educational PolicyOffice: (410) 767-0306brad.engel@Maryland.gov
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