1 in 8 Kids Are Living in Trauma or Abuse

Date: January 15th, 2020

When you put kids in unstructured settings, remember that a huge number live with trauma or abuse.

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If I Destroyed the Bulletin Board…

Date: January 8th, 2020

A logical consequence when a child destroys a bulletin board is to have that child give back to the school’s community, on his/her time!

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Kid Likes to Run Out of the Room?

Date: December 28th, 2019

What are you doing with the kid who likes to run out of the room?

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Don’t Reward Attention-Seeking Room Trashing

Date: December 25th, 2019

I’ve seen kids trash a classroom because they know they’ll be able to go talk to the counselor.

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Teach Kids to Put Space Between Impulse and Action

Date: December 14th, 2019

We have to deliberately teach kids how to put space between their thoughts and their actions.

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How I Ride Out a Tantrum

Date: November 27th, 2019

What should you do when a kid throws a tantrum? Sometimes the answer is NOTHING!

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Behavior: Fix Disregulation!

Date: November 22nd, 2019

Yes, we CAN fix disregulation and this is how to do it.

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Behavior: Trauma at Home & Aggression in School

Date: November 9th, 2019

When kids are aggressive in school, ask yourself if you’re dealing with a kid in trauma.

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Behavior: Transitions and Acting Out

Date: October 9th, 2019

Here’s what I do so all those transitions don’t cause behaviors!

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We All Lack Emotional Coping Skills – Students and Teachers Alike!

Date: September 28th, 2019

Students lack emotional coping skills. But guess what? Sometimes so do the adults!

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