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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I HATE Sending Kids to the Office!

Date: March 28th, 2018

Here’s my argument against sending kids to the office. You may not want to hear it!

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Behavior: 2 strategies for tattling

Date: March 29th, 2017

Watch this video for two scenarios on tattling and how I handle them.

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Behavior: are you rewarding tantrums?

Date: December 20th, 2016

When a child has poor emotional skills, it can cause tantrums. Our first thought might be to call our crisis team. Watch this video to see what I do instead.

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Behavior: unconditional attention

Date: September 8th, 2016

Unconditional attention helps kids to realize they don’t need to use bad behavior to get attention. What are some ways to show unconditional attention? Watch this video to see.

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Behavior: the forbidden question

Date: March 10th, 2016

Sometimes the worst thing we can do is ask a disruptive student a question. Watch this video for a real life example and what I should have done instead.

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Using unconditional attention to teach social/emotional skills

Date: March 26th, 2015

Watch this video for my tip on how we can use unconditional attention or interventions to teach skills to a child who doesn’t have them.

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