Do Kids Have Any Idea Where Comments Go on Social Media?

Date: May 23rd, 2018

Who’s going to teach our students how to use social media if we don’t?

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What was the Function of THAT Behavior?

Date: May 18th, 2018

Want to change a behavior? First, figure out what need is being met by it.

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I Failed History Because I was a Bit of a Behavior Problem!

Date: May 16th, 2018

I failed history in high school and then years later I taught it to kids who hated it as much as I had.

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How to Fix Impatient Kids (and Have Fun Doing it)

Date: May 11th, 2018

I’m not above being sneaky when it comes to teaching delayed gratification!

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Short Detentions? VERY Short.

Date: May 9th, 2018

I use short, short detentions to turn around troublemakers.

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Don’t Use Rewards with a Manipulator!!!

Date: May 5th, 2018

If you use rewards with a manipulative kid, I promise you it will backfire.

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Vague Behavior Descriptions Are Worthless

Date: May 2nd, 2018

You can’t measure “inappropriate” behavior — it’s too subjective. So be specific. WHAT is “inappropriate”?

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A Kid with a Tough Home Life Who’s Always Late

Date: April 29th, 2018

Should I have let her make up her tardy time? Or should I have sent her to the office?

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Consequences are Most Effective When They are Timely!

Date: April 25th, 2018

Sending kids to the office delays consequences and waters down the impact. Handle kids yourself whenever you can!

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The Mistake We Make in Teaching Respect to Abused and Neglected Children.

Date: April 20th, 2018

Here’s my secret for teaching the concept of respect to kids. Try it. It works.

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