Behavior: the kid who keeps running out of class

Date: June 21st, 2017

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Behavior: do you give TOO many breaks?

Date: June 7th, 2017

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Behavior: are you modeling what you want?

Date: March 15th, 2017

Remember, our students watch how we handle situations. This teaches them how to respond to similar situations. Watch this video for an example.

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Behavior: stop, think, process!

Date: February 15th, 2017

When there is a behavior issue with a student, we usually jump in immediately to handle it. But instead of this, I like to use a process called S.T.P. Watch this video to see what that is.

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Behavior: DON’T react to eye rolls and muttering!

Date: November 3rd, 2016

If a student does what we’ve asked him/her to do, but rolls their eyes while doing it, what should we do? Watch this video for my tip.

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Behavior: when they comply AND sigh

Date: November 23rd, 2015

We don’t like it when a child heaves a sigh about something we’ve asked them to do. But they’re complying, is it a huge problem at that point? Watch this video for more.

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Behavior: teach kids to control their responses

Date: September 3rd, 2015

Kids tend to blame others for how they respond to a situation. We have to teach them that THEY are in control of their response, and it’s not someone else’s fault. Watch this video for a real life example.

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Behavior: how giving a LITTLE control can make a BIG difference.

Date: February 12th, 2015

We know how difficult it is to deal with a child who wants control. Watch this video for my tip on how to handle it.

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Behavior: handling impulsivity

Date: December 18th, 2014

Handling impulsive kids can be difficult. Watch this video [1:00] for my tip on what I do.

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Why I don’t like to send kids out of my class.

Date: April 11th, 2013

Watch this video [1:13] to learn why Polly thinks twice before sending one of her students down to the office, instead of managing their behavior herself.

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