Educational or Curriculum

All Stars Challenge

Initiative Description: The intervention consisted of structured weekly activities designed to help students understand social norms for getting along socially. “Teams” of students were assigned on a rotating basis for another team to observe. They were instructed to identify positive and negative behaviors according to the list of rules they had agreed to.

Study Results:There were positive outcomes attributable to All Stars Challenge for high-risk students for overall risk status, for reduced shyness, and for increased awareness of social norms.

Reference: Hansen, W. B., Bishop, D. C., & Jackson-Newsom, J. (2010). Impact of a Classroom Behavior Management Intervention on Teacher Risk Ratings for Student Behavior. Journal of Drug Education, 40(1), 81–90.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good