Teach Kids to Handle Anxiety, Not Hide

Date: March 8th, 2019

How will our students learn to deal with anxiety if we give them so many accommodations they never have to experience it?!

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Don’t Solve All Their Problems for Them

Date: January 30th, 2019

We aren’t doing our kids any favors when we over-accommodate instead of helping them learn how to problem-solve for themselves.

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DISTRACTIONS, Not Focus, is the ADHD Issue

Date: October 17th, 2018

A kid with ADHD knows how to focus, but when they are distracted by something more interesting, that’s the issue!

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When Is Break Time a Bad Idea in a Behavior Plan?

Date: October 6th, 2018

When is “break time” a bad idea in a behavior plan? And who decides when “break time” is? You? The student?

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Over-accommodating is a Serious Mistake!

Date: September 12th, 2018

Do we hinder a kid when we over-accommodate? We mean well, but sometimes do we go too far?

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How to Pay Attention When You Can’t But Must

Date: June 27th, 2018

The problems is distractions, right? So here’s how to handle distractions!

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Improve Behavior With Classroom Setup

Date: December 5th, 2017

The way you set up your room can help or hinder behavior management.

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Behavior: teach organization!

Date: September 15th, 2016

We need to teach kids how to be organized in a way that will work for them. Watch this video for my tip on how to do this.

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Behavior: not a language-based learner?

Date: August 17th, 2016

Some students are not language-based learners. They just don’t understand the directions we give them. So instead of just TELLING them what I want them to do, I will SHOW an example. Watch this video for more.

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Behavior: are you over-accommodating?

Date: July 14th, 2016

There are some students who need accommodations. But are we going too far with them? Could we actually be hindering the student with too many accommodations? Watch this video for more.

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