Behavior: The Best Way to Handle Phones in Class

Date: October 13th, 2019

When a kid uses a cell phone in class, the behavior problem is NOT the phone.

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I Like the Peaceful Power of a Non-Directive Cue

Date: July 3rd, 2019

Get the attention of an off-task kid WITHOUT creating a power struggle!

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Behavior? Sometimes We Just Have to Walk Over…

Date: May 18th, 2019

Sometimes we can manage a behavior without stopping what we’re teaching. How?

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Stop Banning Social Media in School!

Date: March 23rd, 2019

Kids have no boundaries on social media. And they never will if we just continue to ban it. INSTEAD we need to TEACH them how to use it!

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Is Cell Phone Use in Class Driving You Crazy?

Date: October 23rd, 2018

Folks, instead of banning cell phones altogether, we need to teach skills. Here’s what I mean.

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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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Don’t Ban! Teach Skills!

Date: February 28th, 2018

Don’t ban activities. Instead teach kids how to win, lose, wait, take turns. Teach SEL skills!

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Behavior: my cell phone rule in class

Date: November 5th, 2015

We often have to deal with students playing with their cell phones in class. Banning them won’t make them go away. Watch this video for my tip on how to handle cell phones in class.

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