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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Managing the behavior of the kid who yells out

Date: October 23rd, 2014

Watch this video [1:29] for how I manage the behavior of the kid who yells out an answer even though I’ve called on someone else.

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Behavior & preferential seating: think outside the box

Date: July 3rd, 2014

Watch this video [1:08] to learn a couple ideas for using preferential seating in unexpected ways to improve behaviors.

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Behavior: clowning behind your back

Date: June 5th, 2014

Watch this video [1:30] for my best advice on what to do if a kid clowns around behind your back when you’re writing on the board.

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Classroom management: how I respond to an attention seeker

Date: March 12th, 2014

Watch this video [0:38] for a handy tip on managing that attention-seeking kid in your class.

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