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HLP9 - Teach Social Behaviors

HLP9 - Teach Social Behaviors

RMTC-D/HH dives into the ninth high-leverage practice (HLP) from the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform (CEEDAR) Center and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)’s publication High-Leverage Practices in Special Education. HLP9 states, “Teach social behaviors.”

Music written and performed by Samuel McIntire.

RMTC-D/HH Related Resources:

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Florida Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Project [PBIS]. (n.d.). Instructional cycle. https://flpbis.cbcs.usf.edu/

Herzig, M. and Leannah, C. (2022). Social-emotional learning: How can we best support deaf adolescents? Odyssey. Gallaudet University.

IRIS Center (n.d.). High-leverage practices. Resources. https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/resources/high-leverage-practices/

McLeskey, J., Barringer, M-D., Billingsley, B., Brownell, M., Jackson, D., Kennedy, M., Lewis, T., Maheady, L., Rodriguez, J., Scheeler, M. C., Winn, J., & Ziegler, D. (2017, January). High-leverage practices in special education. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children & CEEDAR Center. https://highleveragepractices.org/

Visual Language and Visual Learning Science of Learning Center [VL2]. (2016, April). Raising the Whole Child: Addressing Social-Emotional Development in Deaf Children. (Research Brief No. 11). Washington, DC: Linda Risser Lytle & Gina A. Oliva.