Restitutional Overcorrection

Restitutional Overcorrection – A form of positive punishment in which a learner is required to repair the damage caused by his behavior or return the environment to its original state and then have the learner perform extra actions to make the environment “better” than it was prior the misbehavior. For example, after throwing a few chairs in the classroom during a tantrum, the student is later required to not just place the chairs he had thrown back to where they were before the tantrum but also make sure that all the chairs in the classroom are lined up properly.