Behavior: Got a Frequent Flyer?

Date: November 8th, 2017

If you don’t have a protocol ready, a Frequent Flyer can easily bring your instruction to a halt.

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Behavior: Maximize the Relationship

Date: September 27th, 2017

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Behavior: put the brakes on your reaction

Date: August 28th, 2017

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Behavior: oppositional defiant disorder

Date: September 1st, 2016

We NEED to be consistent and predictable when dealing with an oppositional child. If we’re not, then their behavior won’t change. Watch this video for more.

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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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Classroom behavior: how ‘helping’ can provoke behaviors

Date: July 23rd, 2014

Watch this video [1:02] for a tip on how I sometimes help a kid in class who is resistant to help. The trick is to help them without embarrassing them, which can sometimes provoke behaviors.

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How to meet oppositional defiance with a consistent limit…

Date: June 19th, 2014

Watch this video [3:15] about how we successfully set a limit on a kid who was oppositional defiant.

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Does a kid with emotional disability have control over behavior?

Date: May 15th, 2014

Watch this video [1:24] to better understand the student with a documented emotional disability.

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How “thank you” can trigger a power struggle

Date: January 23rd, 2014

Watch this video [0:56] to learn why you might not always want to say “thank you” when a student does what you asked her to do.

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Starting a power struggle is a dead end

Date: September 19th, 2013

Watch this video [0:46] to learn an early “power struggle” mistake I made.

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