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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TELL Them WHAT To Do.

Date: February 7th, 2018

Do you want good behaviors? Tell them exactly what you DO want, not just what you DON’T want.

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The F-Word in School?

Date: January 17th, 2018

Do you want to reduce the number of f-bombs dropped in your classroom and the hallway?

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Behavior: Chatty Class?

Date: November 22nd, 2017

Chatty class? Set up clear expectations. This is Instruction Time; that is Chat Time. Don’t assume! Teach them!

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Bus Drivers: Welcome Each Kid!

Date: October 24th, 2017

A welcoming bus driver starts the day right. A grumpy one?

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Behavior: Maximize the Relationship

Date: September 27th, 2017

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