Untimely Consequences are Useless

Date: July 28th, 2018

You can waste consequences if they aren’t timely.

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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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Teach Kids How to Handle Anger and Frustration

Date: March 30th, 2018

Got kids who are frustrated, angry, upset? Give them a “toolbox” for managing these tougher emotions.

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Rewards Can Backfire!

Date: December 26th, 2017

I’d be careful about giving extra time on technology as a reward to a kid with low SEL skills!

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Behavior: do you give TOO many breaks?

Date: June 7th, 2017

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Behavior: are your expectations too advanced?

Date: May 31st, 2017

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Behavior: oppositional defiant disorder

Date: September 1st, 2016

We NEED to be consistent and predictable when dealing with an oppositional child. If we’re not, then their behavior won’t change. Watch this video for more.

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Do you want a behavior plan to work? Stick to it!

Date: October 15th, 2015

Does it seem like every behavior plan or intervention is ineffective? Are you giving it enough time? Watch this video for more.

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How to measure a child’s behavior

Date: September 24th, 2015

Is it possible to measure a child’s behavior? Yes, it is! Watch this video for my tip on how to do this.

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