My New S.E.L. Sensory Sidewalk!

Date: May 31st, 2020
By: Polly Bath

Here’s my NEW, FUN Sensory Sidewalk for Social Emotional Learning. Let’s inject a little play into the serious subject of behavior!

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‘Organization’ is a Skill, Not a Behavior!

Date: May 27th, 2020
By: Polly Bath

Organization is not a behavior, it’s a SKILL!

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Behavior: Are You SORRY?

Date: May 23rd, 2020
By: Polly Bath

Are we teaching kids that sorry is a magic word that makes problems go away? If so, they won’t know what a REAL apology is supposed to be!

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Behavior and Respect – Don’t Be Confusing!

Date: May 20th, 2020
By: Polly Bath

How can we expect kids to demonstrate RESPECT if their only definitions of respect are from the behavior posters on school walls?

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SAFE is Now a Confusing Word to Kids!!!

Date: May 16th, 2020
By: Polly Bath

I’ve always thought we were a little confusing in the way we used the word SAFE with kids. Now, in the time of the Coronavirus, are we confusing them even more?

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Behavior: I’m Not Doing This!

Date: May 13th, 2020
By: Polly Bath

Behaviors are sometimes symptoms and we have to figure out what the CAUSAL factor is.

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Coronavirus: What Will Kids Remember About School? (personal story at end!)

Date: May 9th, 2020
By: Polly Bath

During this time of Coronavirus, can we create an attachment between our students and what they are learning so they REMEMBER it?

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It Is So Easy to Misuse Breaks in a Behavior Plan

Date: May 6th, 2020
By: Polly Bath

Of course it’s Ok to provide for breaks in a Behavior Plan, but…don’t fall into the usual traps.

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Disruption! Refusal!

Date: May 3rd, 2020
By: Polly Bath

DISRUPTION and REFUSAL are the big behaviors! But we make things more complicated than we need to!

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In Control or Outta Control?

Date: April 29th, 2020
By: Polly Bath

There is a DIFFERENCE between difficult IN-CONTROL behavior and difficult OUT-OF-CONTROL behavior. I respond differently to each one!

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