Supercharge your PBIS Approach with WhyTry
WhyTry: Your Trusted Partner for Behavior
Are you having behavior challenges in your K-12 schools and classrooms? WhyTry can be the perfect fit as your behavioral intervention within your Positive Behavior Support (PBIS) framework and approach. We understand the unique challenges educators face daily, from student apathy and lack of motivation to building healthy teacher-student relationships and addressing anxiety, depression, and trauma. Our innovative program is designed to tackle these issues head-on, promoting improved student behavior, emotional wellness, and resilience. WhyTry is here to help! With over 20 years of experience, we’ve helped over 30k schools nationwide to engage students, improve behavior, and boost academic performance.
Teaching the skills of resilience
Our program is designed for students K-12 and adapts easily to your PBIS approach, providing direct, engaging, and effective behavioral interventions. We utilize activities, stories, media, and powerful visual metaphors to teach essential life skills, effectively addressing areas of concern such as:
- Poor decision-making
- Low self-esteem
- Negative effects of peer pressure
- Emotional regulation
- Intrinsic motivation
- Valuing hard work
- Plugging into support systems
- Self-efficacy and hope
“When you can see the purpose of each WhyTry lesson and use the attention grabbers, music, and metaphors to reach the kids with targeted interventions, WhyTry can help you achieve your goals. We saw a significant decrease in the number of referrals.”
“I have to say, the hands-on activities were perfect in portraying the message, and we had so many great discussions as a result. In fact, we saw a measurable change with our group. Our students made much better decisions going forward.”
I’m a teacher at heart, and having WhyTry in my toolkit gives me the flexibility to introduce main parts of the program in my guidance classes, and then I can pull in more content as the kids progress through different grades. It works seamlessly for me.”
The WhyTry curriculum uses visual metaphors to teach important life skills, like:
We empower students to overcome challenges and help them to see the relevance of school work.
Why Choose The WhyTry Program?
With over 20 years of success, we understand the challenges teachers and counselors face. We have practical interventions and strategies that work.
Our toolkit gets students excited about learning and improves behavior. Teachers and counselors who use WhyTry often say they rediscover the joy of education!
Our approach provides a common language and framework for staff and administrators, enabling your entire team to collaborate and communicate better.