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How Do I Educate My Child – Remotely

How to make home instruction easier? That is a huge question, one that is on the mind of many parents today. It is not an easy task. It is surely not a ‘fast’ task. The good news is a solution based on decades-old, proven evidence-based principles does exist. That good news comes in the form of our online training called the Registered Behavior Technician or RBT training course. The RBT course is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles and best practices. ABA is the science of behavior change.


Teachers and educators go through a series of coursework, internships, and supervision experiences BEFORE they are permitted to teach. That noted, if you are a parent or someone helping to instruct children (learners) during home instruction because of the COVID 19 pandemic, what follows can help you.

 

Your biggest challenge is: How to obtain and maintain the learner’s attention in the first place. You cannot teach someone who isn’t paying attention....

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Facts about 40 Hour Registered Behavior Training Course

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) created the Registered Behavior Technician® (RBT®) credential in 2013. The RBT is based on the principles of shaping human behavior through the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). There was a need for qualified trained paraprofessional staff to assist with the implementation of care plans created by a Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA). RBTs do not create care plans for individuals, they work under the direct, on-going supervision of a BCBA. To qualify for an RBT credential a candidate must be at least 18 years of age and have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. If those criteria are met, candidates must then take a 40-hour online, video-based training course with modules designed to prepare them to sit for an initial Competency Assessment. After, they must take the RBT examination offered by the BACB. After completing the 40-hour training program, the candidate receives a course completion...

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How to Implement Appropriately Ambitious Educational Goals

Lawsuits and people doing the wrong things cost districts and educators time, effort and money. We know. We hear about schools and entire school districts being distracted from educating students because of costly, time-consuming litigation. A solution to this problem is implementing a staff training program that is research-based; A program that will stand the test of time by teaching all your staff to use evidence-based tools.   Tools designed to enhance the quality education outcomes you are looking for with your students.

 

The U.S. Supreme Court had something to say about quality education. On this subject they ruled unanimously.  When was the last time you heard of that happening? What SCOTUS agreed on was that schools have an obligation, under the law, to offer students programs of education that are “appropriately ambitious.”  That might sound sufficiently vague and somewhat legalistic so that you might not worry about being held to what...

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