Glossary of Terms - B

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Behavior Intervention Plan (Plan de intervención debido a la conducta (BIP)) – A written plan to address behavioral concerns impeding the child’s learning or that of others.  It is part of a student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) that includes positive behavioral interventions and supports and other strategies to address the behavior.  For more information on positive behavior supports, see the Texas Behavior Support Initiative.

Benchmark assessment (Evaluación de puntos de referencia) - A standard by which something is evaluated or measured.  Typically “benchmarks” may be established several times during a school year and used to determine progress or the lack of progress in a given skill.