Do You Hate Enforcing School Rules?

Date: July 3rd, 2018

Little behaviors don’t become BIG ones when everyone consistently enforces school rules!

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Make a Creative Menu of Consequences

Date: June 23rd, 2018

I like slightly outside-of-the-box consequences that hold kids accountable.

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Don’t Blow it with Rewards

Date: June 20th, 2018

Rewards can be meaningful or meaningless. It’s up to you.

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I’ll Do Anything to Get My Class Back on Track

Date: June 6th, 2018

When kids start to unravel, well, I get creative! IT WORKS!

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Unruly Kids and Traumatized Kids NEED Classroom Jobs

Date: May 27th, 2018

Kids who can’t self-regulate? I use classroom jobs to teach them. Kids from trauma really need this!

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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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Short Detentions? VERY Short.

Date: May 9th, 2018

I use short, short detentions to turn around troublemakers.

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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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The Mistake We Make in Teaching Respect to Abused and Neglected Children.

Date: April 20th, 2018

Here’s my secret for teaching the concept of respect to kids. Try it. It works.

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Behavior and Basic Tier 1

Date: April 15th, 2018

Rules should be consistent in common areas and not change according to who’s on duty!

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