The Tough Kid On-Task in a Box

The Tough Kid
On-Task in a Box

For Grades: 1–6

ISBN: 978-1-59909-063-4

Publication Date: 2014

Details: Manual (256 pp), 1 CD of fillable reproducible forms, 1 DVD, 2 MotivAiders, 1 Spinner

Product ID: 063-4

Price: $211

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What is it?
The Tough Kid On-Task in a Box is for kids who lack concentration, are unfocused, or are focused on anything but instruction—another student, a toy, a fly on the wall, or a leaf blower outside. These students fail to pay attention during academic activities. They are our daydreamers—chronically off task and underachieving. Time on task is generally 50–60% or less. So, what to do? The Tough Kid On-Task in a Box employs the following research-based strategies: self-monitoring, self-graphing, and video peer modeling.

Evidence Based
Students improved time on task from a baseline average of 32% to 88% after implementing the procedures in On-Task in a Box. At follow-up, students had an average on-task rate of 85% in their regular classrooms.

Procedures include:

  • Student Referral and Initial Observation
  • Work With the Classroom Teacher
  • On-Task in a Box Lessons with Video Peer Modeling and Fast-Hands Animation
  • Follow-up Observations
  • Fading

It's all in the box!

  • Comprehensive step-by-step procedures
  • Two MotivAiders (timers that can be set for random intervals)
  • A DVD with Peer Modeling and Fast-Hands Animation
  • Motivational materials, including a Reward Spinner
  • CD of reproducible masters

The Tough Kid On-Task in a Box can be implemented with individual students, buddies, or a whole class.