How to Use Behavior Contracts

Do you have a student that is repeatedly calling out in class, no matter how many times you’ve addressed raising his/her hand and waiting to be called on? Or a student that is constantly disrupting/distracting other students?  

A great way to address unwanted behavior in a classroom setting is by using a

 behavior contract. 

•A student behavior contract is a written agreement between a teacher, student, and parent to address and improve behavior concerns in the classroom.

•A contract is a fabulous way to create accountability and build relationships with your students. 

•Behavior contracts helps teachers support students with positive behavior. It also provides a visual reminder for struggling students and creates a goal to work for.