Teaching SEL is NOT Complicated

Date: September 8th, 2018

I teach SEL on purpose all the time. Here are some of my ideas.

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Behavior Plan for Eighty-Five Teachers?

Date: August 29th, 2018

I don’t care how big your school is, all teachers can follow this simple behavior plan for a kid in trouble. And that’s powerful.

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If I Don’t Have the Skills Already, Punishment Won’t Work

Date: August 15th, 2018

Remember when punishment changed behavior? Well, it doesn’t do that now, and here’s why…

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Why Reflecting on ‘My Behavior Choice’ Doesn’t Always Work for a Kid

Date: August 8th, 2018

It’s very tempting to ask a kid to fill out a form evaluating a poor behavior choice, but does it work?

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Untimely Consequences are Useless

Date: July 28th, 2018

You can waste consequences if they aren’t timely.

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In-School Suspension is NOT a Holding Tank!

Date: July 25th, 2018

I have very strong opinions on what we should NOT be doing in In-School Suspension!

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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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Rewarding TARDY?

Date: June 13th, 2018

You might be making it worthwhile to be tardy? How?

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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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