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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Improve Behavior With Classroom Set Up

Date: December 5th, 2017

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

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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: Chatty Class?

Date: November 22nd, 2017

Chatty class? Set up clear expectations. This is Instruction Time; that is Chat Time. Don’t assume! Teach them!

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What Does Respect Look Like?

Date: November 14th, 2017

When f-bombs are used at home, kids don’t know what RESPECT in school looks like. So patiently teach them!

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Behavior: Got a Frequent Flyer?

Date: November 8th, 2017

If you don’t have a protocol ready, a Frequent Flyer can easily bring your instruction to a halt.

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Losing Your Cool?

Date: November 1st, 2017

Got a kid getting under your skin? Here’s an innovative way for neighboring teachers to bail each other out.

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Bus Drivers: Welcome Each Kid!

Date: October 24th, 2017

A welcoming bus driver starts the day right. A grumpy one?

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Self-Regulating: Teach Kids How!

Date: October 18th, 2017

Kids don’t automatically know how to self-regulate. So teach them!

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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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