Helping Behaviorally Challenging Students: Using the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems

Using the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems (program aired live on January 23, 2012)
Dr. Greene promised to do an entire program on how to use the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems, and here it is! LISTEN NOW

Using the ALSUP at Anytown Elementary (program aired live on February 25, 2013)
If you're familiar with Dr. Greene's model, then you already know that understanding and helping behaviorally challenging students begins with the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems. On today's program, the staff at Anytown Elementary received some assistance in using this instrument. LISTEN NOW

Anytown Elementary: Using the ALSUP (program aired live on April 8, 2013)
Our good friends at Anytown Elementary sent in a recording of a meeting in which they used the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems for one of their students. It was a great first try, but they made some of the same mistakes that many folks make early on in their use of the ALSUP.  Feedback was provided! LISTEN NOW

Anytown Elementary: Return to the ALSUP (program aired live on April 22, 2013)
On this program, we listened to another recording of a meeting at Anytown Elementary in which the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems was being used...and this one was really good! A sign that a little feedback can go a long way... LISTEN NOW

Some Help with the Wording of Unsolved Problems (program aired live on September 16, 2013)
On today's program, Dr. Greene provided feedback to a caller on the wording of the unsolved problems she'd written for a student on the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems. That feedback might be helpful to you too! LISTEN NOW

What's Wrong With This Unsolved Problem? (program aired live on September 23, 2013)
"It all starts with the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems."  Identifying lagging skills ensures that adults have the right lenses on.  Identifying unsolved problems that are congruent with the four guidelines helps adults and kids know what problems they're trying to solve.  Both are indispensible. LISTEN NOW

Our ALSUP Discussions Are Taking Too Long! (program aired live on November 19, 2012)
Having a productive meeting using the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems should take about 50 minutes...assuming the participants aren't spending lots of time theorizing, hypothesizing, and story-telling. Are there other reasons the meeting could take longer? You'll have to listen to find out! LISTEN NOW

Getting Specific on Unsolved Problems/Using Plan B in Groups (program aired live on February 8, 2010) 
On this program, Dr. Greene initially spent some time reviewing several ALSUPs that were completed by teachers of actual students so as to examine whether the items listed in the Unsolved Problem section were too vague (and to provide suggestions for information that would be more specific). Then he spent some time with a classroom teacher who called in to inquire about doing full-class Plan B with her group of students. LISTEN NOW

Functional Assessments That Change Lives (program aired live on March 22, 2010) 
How can the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems (ALSUP) be integrated into a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and a Behavior Plan?  LISTEN NOW