A Five-Year Old Was Being Teased…

Date: December 13th, 2017

This is what I said to a 5-year old who told me he was being teased by a classmate.

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Negotiate? Maybe.

Date: November 29th, 2017

When a kid gets confrontational, keep your cool. From a calm place, decide if you negotiate or if you hold the line.

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Behavior: Consequences That Make Sense

Date: October 11th, 2017

Consequences for breaking the Responsibility class rule? An extra act of RESPONSIBILITY.

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Behavior: Maximize the Relationship

Date: September 27th, 2017

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Angry Kids Make us Angry

Date: September 13th, 2017

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Behavior: can you name the 4 causes of anger?

Date: October 13th, 2016

There are four main causes of anger. What are they? Watch my video to find out.

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Teaching new skills to an upset student

Date: January 14th, 2016

Before we can teach new skills to children, we need to get them available to learn. Watch this video for my tips on how to do this.

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Behavior management: build rapport with validation

Date: June 18th, 2015

Watch this video to see how validating a child’s behavior can help the situation.

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De-escalating behavior: LISTEN

Date: May 28th, 2015

Watch this video to see how letting a kid speak and listening can help him solve his own problem.

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Don’t wait until a kid kicks the desk over

Date: November 7th, 2013

Watch this video [1:01] to learn what questions I ask myself when I am deciding which behavior to target.

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