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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You Can Teach Kids Why They’re Getting Angry

Date: September 15th, 2019

Anger is a result of other feelings. Teach kids how to identify these other feelings that are causing them to get angry!

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We MUST Teach Anger Self-Management

Date: August 6th, 2019

Do you TEACH kids how not to become angry? Or do you just give the kid an out when they’re angry?

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Riding It Out When a Kid is Tantruming

Date: July 21st, 2019

The hardest thing for us when a kid is throwing a tantrum is to do nothing. BUT that is exactly what we need to do sometimes.

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How I Respond to Escalating Behaviors

Date: May 4th, 2019

These are steps I take to handle the different stages of an escalating kid.

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Thrown Out of Class and Hopping Mad

Date: September 30th, 2018

Can you calm an agitated kid who just got kicked out of class? Or do you make the usual mistakes and lose the battle?

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What’s BEHIND a Student’s Anger?

Date: September 23rd, 2018

Teach kids WHERE ANGER LIVES inside of them.

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Behaviors Have REASONS

Date: August 25th, 2018

Why is a kid giving you a behavior? Here are the questions I ask myself to find out.

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Why Reflecting on ‘My Behavior Choice’ Doesn’t Always Work for a Kid

Date: August 8th, 2018

It’s very tempting to ask a kid to fill out a form evaluating a poor behavior choice, but does it work?

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A Kid is Getting Upset – Are YOU?

Date: July 7th, 2018

Your tone and body language really matter when a kid is escalated. Stay C-A-L-M.

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