Disrespect is Personal

Date: July 10th, 2018

Don’t get too general about what it means to be disrespectful. A kid forgets her homework? Is that disrespect? No.

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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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Vague Behavior Descriptions Are Worthless

Date: May 2nd, 2018

You can’t measure “inappropriate” behavior — it’s too subjective. So be specific. WHAT is “inappropriate”?

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Little Behavior? What I Do.

Date: January 31st, 2018

When facing a behavior while teaching, ask yourself what problem it’s causing before you act.

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The F-Word in School?

Date: January 17th, 2018

Do you want to reduce the number of f-bombs dropped in your classroom and the hallway?

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What Does Respect Look Like?

Date: November 14th, 2017

When f-bombs are used at home, kids don’t know what RESPECT in school looks like. So patiently teach them!

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Behavior: reacting to eye-rolling

Date: March 12th, 2015

It really gets to us when a kid rolls his eyes. Watch this video for my tip on how I handle the situation.

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