Keeping Your Poker Face Even When A Kid Gets to You

Date: April 10th, 2019

Don’t let the kid with emotional baggage realize they’ve gotten under your skin. Instead, keep your poker face!

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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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Control Yourself is the First Rule

Date: March 3rd, 2019

When managing a difficult behavior, the first rule is to control YOURSELF. Your behavior choices can have a huge impact on the behavior choices others make.

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Just Because a Student Loses Control Doesn’t Mean I Do!

Date: February 6th, 2019

When a student is acting out, the other kids are watching MY response! This is what I want them to see…

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I Control My Temper No Matter What a Kid Says

Date: February 2nd, 2019

I don’t care WHAT a student says to me, I keep CALM.

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Take Away All Their Control and You’ve Got a Fight

Date: November 7th, 2018

You’ll lose every time if you take all control away from a controlling student.

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Do Your Kids Know What Authority Means?

Date: October 27th, 2018

Kids often try to negotiate. But sometimes no means no.

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Do I Keep Control or Lose Control?

Date: October 13th, 2018

Who is in control? You, or the person who has “disrespected” you?

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When Is Break Time a Bad Idea in a Behavior Plan?

Date: October 6th, 2018

When is “break time” a bad idea in a behavior plan? And who decides when “break time” is? You? The student?

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Don’t Get into a Power Struggle When a Student Interrupts You.

Date: July 14th, 2018

DO NOT let student interruptions stop your instruction. Here’s how.

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