THINK Before Responding!!!

Date: April 28th, 2019

We don’t have to address attention-seeking behavior right at that moment!!!

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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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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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Is a Behavior Violating Community?

Date: November 20th, 2018

When a kid violates one of our school or classroom values, the consequence should connect back to that value.

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Attention-Seeking Misbehavior and My Unusual Response

Date: October 20th, 2018

I get a lot of argument about this, but here’s what I do when a kid uses misbehavior to get attention.

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An Easy Way to Handle Tattletaling

Date: August 22nd, 2018

Tattletales, complainers, and “informers” are sometimes looking for attention. Here’s how I handle them.

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Ignore a Behavior? Part 2

Date: August 12th, 2018

When should you ignore behavior and when should you get help?

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Don’t Get into a Power Struggle When a Student Interrupts You.

Date: July 14th, 2018

DO NOT let student interruptions stop your instruction. Here’s how.

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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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Short Detentions? VERY Short.

Date: May 9th, 2018

I use short, short detentions to turn around troublemakers.

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