Gamifying PBIS: Changing behavior by fostering lasting engagement

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Have you ever asked yourself if reward stores full of candy and chips are the best way to improve student behavior?

Sure, maybe it works at first — but does it really last?If your students aren’t intrinsically motivated, your PBIS initiative isn't reaching its full potential. A more modern approach can help with that!

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  • Why intrinsic motivation is essential to any PBIS implementation
  • Tips for making your PBIS roll-out more consistent
  • How all teachers can harness the power of games to motivate students — including non-gamers

Shawn Young

Shawn Young is a co-founder and CEO of Classcraft, the Engagement Management System for schools. Since its launch, Classcraft has gained incredible traction with educators worldwide, providing tools to gamify their classrooms.

Shawn taught 11th-grade physics for nine years, holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and a master’s in education from Université de Sherbrooke and is also a seasoned web developer. Shawn sits on the Scientific Advisory Board for UNESCO’s MGIEP, sits on the corporate advisory board for Future Ready Schools New Jersey, sits on the corporate advisory board for SETDA, is the vice-president of the Edteq Association and is an Ambassador for the Education Faculty of the University of Sherbrooke.

Shawn is interested in how we can create community in the classroom and how playful principles can help teach the whole child.