Procedure: Menu of Options & Choose Intervention
There are six elements of effective menu creation and planning:
How to Use the Check-Up Menu
Choosing an Intervention and Planning
- Be creative and flexible in thinking of possible problems and solutions.
- Invite the teacher to contribute to ideas about the plan.
- Offer advice only when invited or after asking permission.
- Get the teacher to identify a specific, measurable, and realistic goal(s).
- Anticipate barriers and what they could do to proactively avoid those.
- Give authentic affirmations.
- Use concise summary statements throughout the meeting.
- Ask the ruler questions.
Reflection & Tips:
References to Other Relevant Resources:
Reinke, W., Herman, K., & Sprick, R. (2011). Motivational interviewing for effective classroom management: The classroom check-up. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Sprick, R., Knight, J., Reinke, W. M., Skyles, T., & Barnes, L. (2010). Coaching classroom management: Strategies and tools for administrators and coaches. (2nd ed.). Eugene, OR: Pacific Northwest Publishing.