Five Things to Know About DBR Connect
November 15, 2016
is an online direct behavior rating tool that helps educators, school psychologists, and school-based intervention teams assess at-risk students, rate student behavior and track success, and monitor student behavior over time. It can help identify problem behaviors and triggers and determine response to intervention (RTI) effectiveness in minutes.
Here are five things you should know about DBR Connect:
DBR Connect is easy
– built-in sliders allow for simple, straightforward administration, and teachers or other professionals can assess student behavior online in about one minute per student.
DBR Connect is comprehensive
—research has shown that the three core behavioral constructs in DBR Connect (Academically Engaged, Disruptive, and Respectful) are the most indicative of student success in the classroom.
DBR Connect is effective
—according to the
National Center on Intensive Intervention
, DBR Connect is one of only two behavioral progress monitoring tools proven to be sensitive to student change.
DBR Connect is convenient
—the online system completely eliminates paperwork and filing, although forms can be printed and data added to the system later, if desired. At the end of an observation period, a click of a button is all it takes to review data and generate reports.
DBR Connect is reliable
—the system offers the strengths of both traditional rating scales and systematic direct observation. This means teachers can not only
specific behaviors in real time—and perhaps at the same time every day, such as in homeroom or during bell work—but they can also
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