What’s the Goal of a Consequence?

Date: May 15th, 2019

Consequences should cause a child to learn something about their behavior!

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How I Respond to Escalating Behaviors

Date: May 4th, 2019

These are steps I take to handle the different stages of an escalating kid.

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THINK Before Responding!!!

Date: April 28th, 2019

We don’t have to address attention-seeking behavior right at that moment!!!

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All the Ways We Reinforce Attention Seeking

Date: April 14th, 2019

Watch for the signs that you are reinforcing attention seeking.

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Freely GIVE Attention to the Attention Seeker – Unconditionally

Date: April 6th, 2019

Attention is not something you should make a kid with no social skills earn. Give it to them unconditionally!

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Mean What You Say

Date: March 13th, 2019

Give REALISTIC consequences, and then stick to your guns.

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When You Throw Them Out They Miss Instruction

Date: March 6th, 2019

If a child can wait on the office bench to see an administrator, then he/she can wait in your CLASSROOM! And not miss your instruction! Send them to the administrator LATER.

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Teach REAL Apologizing, Not FAKE Apologizing

Date: February 20th, 2019

We need to teach kids that an apology is supposed to have MEANING behind it! It’s not just saying “I’m sorry.”

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Cause and Effect Bulletin Board to IMPROVE BEHAVIOR

Date: January 27th, 2019

Here’s an example of how one teacher used a BEHAVIOR Cause and Effect Bulletin Board to EASILY improve behaviors.

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Don’t Waste In-School Suspension

Date: January 16th, 2019

In-School Suspension should be In-School INTERVENTION!

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