When a GREAT Lesson Plan Causes BEHAVIORS!!!

Date: July 12th, 2020

What do you do when a wonderful lesson plan falls apart because of behaviors? This is what I do…

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Coronavirus: What Will Kids Remember About School? (personal story at end!)

Date: May 9th, 2020

During this time of Coronavirus, can we create an attachment between our students and what they are learning so they REMEMBER it?

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Behavior: When a Lesson Tanks!

Date: February 19th, 2020

Behaviors happen when we continue to power through a lesson that is tanking! So what can we do?

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Behavior: Homework & Skill Deficits

Date: February 8th, 2020

Is a child not doing their homework? Maybe they are lacking one of these skills!!

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No Differentiation? You’ll Get Behaviors Every Time!

Date: September 25th, 2019

What is it telling you when half of your students raise their hand after you teach a concept?

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If You’re Asking Them to Work in Groups, YOU BETTER TEACH ‘EM HOW!!!

Date: August 4th, 2019

Even if you have a great lesson plan, you still might get really awful behaviors unless you teach them the social skills they’ll need for it.

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It’s Hard to Be Creative If You’re Traumatized

Date: June 26th, 2019

Trauma makes it harder for kids to do school assignments that require imagination. So what can you do?

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But I Teach My Subject, NOT Behavior!!!!

Date: March 20th, 2019

We don’t want to focus on just the subject that we’re teaching. We need to remember that whatever the subject is, we are teaching KIDS!

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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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Help a Kid Get Organized and Their Behaviors WILL Improve

Date: June 8th, 2018

I’ve got a bunch of strategies for helping kids find their own, organic ways to organize.

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