WHY Is That Behavior Inappropriate???

Date: April 17th, 2019

Don’t just tell kids their behavior is inappropriate and leave it at that. You need to tell them WHY it is inappropriate!

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All the Ways We Reinforce Attention Seeking

Date: April 14th, 2019

Watch for the signs that you are reinforcing attention seeking.

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Keeping Your Poker Face Even When A Kid Gets to You

Date: April 10th, 2019

Don’t let the kid with emotional baggage realize they’ve gotten under your skin. Instead, keep your poker face!

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Freely GIVE Attention to the Attention Seeker – Unconditionally

Date: April 6th, 2019

Attention is not something you should make a kid with no social skills earn. Give it to them unconditionally!

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Kids Get in Trouble in the World When WE Let Adult Authority Slide

Date: April 3rd, 2019

Every adult in the school is an authority figure, even if they’re not a teacher.

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Compliance is a Loaded Word and I Don’t Like It

Date: March 31st, 2019

“I want compliance!” Be careful – that word can lead to a power struggle.

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All It Takes Is One Teacher Not Enforcing Rules

Date: March 27th, 2019

Don’t be the one to let seemingly small rules slide.

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Stop Banning Social Media in School!

Date: March 23rd, 2019

Kids have no boundaries on social media. And they never will if we just continue to ban it. INSTEAD we need to TEACH them how to use it!

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But I Teach My Subject, NOT Behavior!!!!

Date: March 20th, 2019

We don’t want to focus on just the subject that we’re teaching. We need to remember that whatever the subject is, we are teaching KIDS!

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Every Behavior Has a PURPOSE!

Date: March 16th, 2019

Every behavior, good or bad, serves a function. So ask yourself, “What is a child getting from their behavior?”

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