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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There Are Good Detentions and Bad Detentions

Date: January 9th, 2019

If we have to give out a detention, we want it to mean something!

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Neither Praise Nor Punishment Work for All Kids

Date: January 6th, 2019

Neither praise nor punishment will work for the child who doesn’t know what you want.

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Whole Class Having a Meltdown?

Date: January 2nd, 2019

Here’s a FUN and EFFECTIVE technique I use when my whole class is losing its focus!

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If It’s Always the Same Kids Then What You’re Doing Isn’t Working

Date: December 12th, 2018

If the way you do suspensions and detentions is working at your school, then you won’t keep seeing the same kids over and over.

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Is a Behavior Violating Community?

Date: November 20th, 2018

When a kid violates one of our school or classroom values, the consequence should connect back to that value.

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