School Year 2020-21 A.C.!!!

Date: June 13th, 2020

Due to Covid-19, we are all in a transition. What a PERFECT opportunity to make a fresh start when we get back to school!

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Sugar-Coated Control?

Date: June 3rd, 2020

Are rewards backfiring on you? (Thanks to Rheta DeVries for “sugar-coated control.”)

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My New S.E.L. Sensory Sidewalk!

Date: May 31st, 2020

Here’s my NEW, FUN Sensory Sidewalk for Social Emotional Learning. Let’s inject a little play into the serious subject of behavior!

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Behavior and Respect – Don’t Be Confusing!

Date: May 20th, 2020

How can we expect kids to demonstrate RESPECT if their only definitions of respect are from the behavior posters on school walls?

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SAFE is Now a Confusing Word to Kids!!!

Date: May 16th, 2020

I’ve always thought we were a little confusing in the way we used the word SAFE with kids. Now, in the time of the Coronavirus, are we confusing them even more?

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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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DISTRACTIONS: How to Teach Attention!!!

Date: April 18th, 2020

We can’t prevent distractions! But we CAN teach kids how to handle them. Here are my tips.

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Do I Let Friends Sit Together in Class?

Date: March 21st, 2020

Is it possible to prevent behaviors when friends sit together?

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Behavior: I Gotta Belong!

Date: March 4th, 2020

If I don’t feel like I belong, you’re going to get behaviors from me!

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1 in 8 Kids Are Living in Trauma or Abuse

Date: January 15th, 2020

When you put kids in unstructured settings, remember that a huge number live with trauma or abuse.

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