Getting an Off-Task Edgy Kid Back on Task

Date: May 29th, 2018

There’s usually no need to be confrontational and up the ante. Here’s what I do.

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I Failed History Because I was a Bit of a Behavior Problem!

Date: May 16th, 2018

I failed history in high school and then years later I taught it to kids who hated it as much as I had.

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Got a Controlling Student?

Date: January 24th, 2018

Watch my surprising advice about staying in control with a controlling student.

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Don’t Ignore. Control.

Date: December 20th, 2017

I don’t want you to ignore the behavior. I want you to control it. I give tips in this video.

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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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