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: Kid Escalating?

Date: November 6th, 2019

We can’t get through to a kid who is in the middle of an escalation. We need to wait!

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If We Don’t Regulate Kids…

Date: November 2nd, 2019

What do I accomplish by insisting on coats hung up, boots where they belong, and cubbies clean?

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Good Consequences Are Connected to the ‘Offense’

Date: October 30th, 2019

For interventions to really work they need to provide consequences for a child’s actions.

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When A Kid Who Has Been Failing Makes A Breakthrough

Date: October 25th, 2019

Don’t blow it when a kid who has been failing makes a breakthrough…

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Distractions? Sometimes I Go With It!

Date: October 24th, 2019

When kids are distracted, don’t fight it!

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I Manage Behavior with 3-Word Scripts!

Date: October 19th, 2019

I use short scripts to manage behavior because kids only hear the first few words out of your mouth!

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You Can’t Control Their Home Lives and It Doesn’t Matter!

Date: October 16th, 2019

We can’t change what a kid is allowed to do at home. BUT we CAN teach them the skills needed to behave in school!

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Behavior: The Best Way to Handle Phones in Class

Date: October 13th, 2019

When a kid uses a cell phone in class, the behavior problem is NOT the phone.

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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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