My Outrageous Antics to Get My Class Back On Track

Date: December 29th, 2018

I have been known to do something OUTRAGEOUS to get my class back on track! Here’s an example.

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Special SEL Classes Are Fine, But YOU Have to Teach It Too

Date: December 26th, 2018

It’s not enough to have special SEL classes for the students that need it. We need to teach SEL in our classroom everyday too!

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No Matter the Homelife, Teach Kids to Behave in School

Date: December 23rd, 2018

It doesn’t matter what a kid is allowed to do at home. We CAN teach them how to behave in school!

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TELL Kids WHAT to Do

Date: December 19th, 2018

Instead of telling students what you DON’T want them to do, tell them what you DO want them to do!

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You Can Win Over a Difficult Parent

Date: December 17th, 2018

Parents often bring the baggage of their own school experiences with them to parent/teacher night. Here’s how I handle that.

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If It’s Always the Same Kids Then What You’re Doing Isn’t Working

Date: December 12th, 2018

If the way you do suspensions and detentions is working at your school, then you won’t keep seeing the same kids over and over.

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The Calm Brain is a Better Performing Brain

Date: December 8th, 2018

Teaching our kids how to sit for a few minutes and do NOTHING will calm their brains and help them to prepare for the next thing.

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Don’t Let Self-Regulation Slide and Expect Kids to Be Ready to Learn

Date: December 5th, 2018

We can’t expect our students to self-regulate if WE have not first HELPED them to regulate. Here’s my tip for an elementary class.

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How I Avoid Arguments with Students

Date: December 1st, 2018

Do you want to know the most powerful thing to do when a student wants to argue? Here’s what I do.

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