[Source: Autism Classroom Resources]
We all know that reinforcement is a key component of learning for our students in special education. Really it’s a key component of all people’s learning…students or not. Reinforcement may seem easy, but did you know there are lots of ways that we can screw it up?
Sometimes without even meaning to, we undermine our attempts to improve behavior with these mistakes. And our students’ behavior doesn’t improve.
So today I wanted to talk about 5 common mistakes I see –and ways you can avoid making them.