Why Is This Student So Angry?

Date: March 14th, 2020

WHY is a student ANGRY? And WHAT do I do?

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Writing and Behavior?

Date: February 12th, 2020

What can you do when writing assignments lead to behavior?

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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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Brains Need Time to Process!

Date: February 5th, 2020

Behaviors can happen when we overwhelm students with more information than they can “digest.” Brains need time to process!

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Memory Problems Can Cause Behavior Problems

Date: February 1st, 2020

Memory impacts behavior! It can cause frustration and distraction.

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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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Too Much Praise and Reward Will Backfire

Date: December 21st, 2019

Praise is not a bad thing, but it matters how and when you use it.

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Behavior: Tattling on the Playground?

Date: December 18th, 2019

Tattlers can be needy kids — this is how I handle it.

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If a Kid Misbehaves to Get Attention Because That’s All They Know…

Date: November 16th, 2019

When a kid misbehaves in order to get attention, do you withhold attention?

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Behavior: Kid Escalating?

Date: November 6th, 2019

We can’t get through to a kid who is in the middle of an escalation. We need to wait!

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