• Positive Behavior Intervention Class- PBI 


    Teacher: AnnMarie Callahan    208.855.4225     callahan.annmarie@westada.org  

    Paraprofessionals: Linda Beese and Cheryl Cowan 

    Room: 104 


    Class Overview: The goal of the PBI class is to support students socially, emotionally, behaviorally and academically. Each week, students will have a behavior focus and will participate in activities that help them understand and practice those skills. Room104 will also utilize yoga and other mindfulness practices to help students learn self-regulation and calming techniques.  


    Social Skills Curriculum:   WhyTry?  

    The WhyTry Program is a resilience education curriculum that provides simple, hands-on solutions for dropout prevention, violence prevention, truancy reduction, and increased academic success.  

    For more information about this program please visit: www.whytry.org 


    Class Schedule: 


    Behavior Graphs 

    Students will review their weekly behavior sheets from the previous week, calculate scores and graph their averages. Sheets will be e-mailed home to parent/ guardian for review.  


    Social skills Lesson/ Activity: 

    Skill/concept is presented during social skill instruction. 



    Study Hall- Math Focus 

    Students will have study hall time in PBI class to work on math homework, re-do low grade assignments or tests. PBI staff member may also re-teach math concept to students to check for understanding.  



    Study Hall- English/Science Focus 

    Students will work to complete English/science assignments or homework. Students can also re-do low grade tests and quizzes.  


    Students may also elect to complete assignments from other classes. 



    Study Hall

    This will be the final day of the week for students to work on assignments or re-do tests and quizzes. 



    Team Building Activity: 

    Students will have time to finish social skills activities from this week. They may also practice skills via a teambuilding activity, board game or another planned event.