The Honor Level System has been in use by schools across the U.S. for over twenty years. Although designed to meet the needs of middle level students, it is also successfully used in both elementary and high schools. The introduction should give you a good overview of how this very positive program works.
You will find several good articles on classroom discipline in our resource library. 11 Techniques for Better Classroom Discipline is the most popular document at our site. More than 10,000 teachers and college students seeking a career in education visit this page each month.
Techniques that Backfire generates the most email and visitor comments. We hope you will want to look them over and see why.
Take a look at the stages that our students go through on the road to self discipline to see why we feel The Honor Level System is a program that is truly good for children. And check out Four Steps to Better Classroom Discipline. These ideas are simple and sound. They will work in your classroom whether you are using HLS or not.
We have published a list of the schools currently using our software, school-wide, to manage their student behavior data. If you are already using the program or thinking about it, we hope that this information will help you find answers and share ideas.
Schools who currently use HLS will benefit from the Support section of this website. Check the Latest Update page to see if there is an updated version of the program. You will find instructions there that will make it easy to include the newest features in your own installation. Even if you are previewing the Free Trial Software, update your trial with the same link as those who are running the full, school-wide version. It is quick and easy to do.
You can also view and download the User's Guide and a Tutorial to help new users set up the software. Direct your district computer technician to this site for information on sharing your HLS data with other computers networking in your office.
Are you looking for the solution to a special problem? Are you not sure where to find what you want in the software? Check out the collection of Frequently Asked Questions. If you don't see what you're looking for here or would simply like to send us a comment, you will find everything you need to contact us , including mailing address, email addresses and toll free phone numbers.
Discipline is something we do FOR children, not TO them. Good classroom discipline is about guiding children to change their behavior. We hope you will find the tools here that will help you let your students know how much we value their good behavior.
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