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Joshua Stamper – PBIS & Restorative Practice with EdTech

#EduDuctTape S04-E65

Joshua Stamper, author of ASPIRE to Lead and host of Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, joins me to talk about how we can use edtech to make managing restorative practice and PBIS more efficient, giving us more time to focus on the relationship piece.

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  • A Book for a Friend Contest!
  • Soapbox Moment: Jake’s Not Very Good at Chess
    • Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. – Plato
  • Today’s Guest: Joshua Stamper
    • Josh is a middle school Assistant Principal for a North Texas School District. In addition to being an administrator, Joshua is the author of Aspire to Lead, podcaster, leadership coach, education presenter, and Podcast Network Manager for the Teach Better Team.
    • 📖  Joshua’s Book – Aspire to Lead
    • 🎧  Check out the awesome Aspire podcast and the very cool logo design 🏔
    • @Joshua__Stamper on Twitter and Instagram (@Joshua__Stamper)
  • Which of the following is less torturous?
  • Educational Duct Tape Question: “How can I manage restorative practice and PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) in my school?”
    • PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports)
      • Documenting positive behaviors as well as poor decisions
      • Google Forms + Google Sheets
      • Assigning Detentions, ISS, OSS didn’t help, it worsened it.
      • 90% of kids do the right things but aren’t rewarded for it.
      • STRONG acronym
      • Draw winners daily, PTA prizes, incentives from local businesses
      • Educators look at data and analyze the next steps
    • Restorative Practice
      • Google Forms
      • Might lead to things like admin mediation to restore the relationship
      • Record mediation and other restorative steps in the Form
      • Oftentimes those students never participate in those same types of behaviors again
      • Push-in – someone covers class while teacher talks outside of the room with the student
      • Behavior is a form of language
      • Restorative circle – student helps decide how to make up for their poor choice
    • Recommendations to use Forms and Sheets in this way:
    • Form Ranger
    • FormMule
    • Save the Google Form link to device for quick access and submission
  • Celebration of the Adjacent Possible
  • Ways to Support the Show or Connect with Jake & other Duct Tapers!

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Jake Miller

Jake is the host of the Educational Duct Tape podcast, the #EduGIF Guy, a Tech Integration Coach, speaker, Former STEM, Math & Science Teacher, and a presenter.