Behavior: can you name the 4 causes of anger?

Date: October 13th, 2016

There are four main causes of anger. What are they? Watch my video to find out.

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Behavior: was I talking to you?

Date: August 25th, 2016

We’ve all had a student who is VERY quiet, hardly ever answers. And then the rare time this student raises his/her hand to answer, what happens? Another kid just BLURTS it out! Watch this video to see how I handle this situation.

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Managing avoidance behavior–bathroom passes

Date: December 10th, 2015

Some kids ask to go to the bathroom to avoid things that are difficult for them. Watch this video for two tips that I use to help handle this.

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Behavior management: hardwired behaviors

Date: June 25th, 2015

A student’s behavior is a symptom of something else. Watch this video to see what the causal factor could be and what we can do to help that student.

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Behavior management: manage vs. change

Date: August 13th, 2014

Watch this video [1:17] about how managing behavior doesn’t change it. Targeting the cause is the key.

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Solving the locker-during-class problem

Date: May 22nd, 2014

Watch this video [1:00] on how to manage the behavior of a kid who always wants to go to their locker during class because they “forgot” their work. Again.

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Get away from me, I’ll do it myself.

Date: May 8th, 2014

Watch this video [1:02] for what we’ve got to do to help the kid who rejects the very help he or she needs.

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Classroom management: recognize behaviors as symptoms

Date: March 20th, 2014

Watch this video [0:57] about how behaviors are symptoms that we need to get to the bottom of, if we want to change the behaviors.

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Classroom management: how I respond to an attention seeker

Date: March 12th, 2014

Watch this video [0:38] for a handy tip on managing that attention-seeking kid in your class.

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Don’t wait until a kid kicks the desk over

Date: November 7th, 2013

Watch this video [1:01] to learn what questions I ask myself when I am deciding which behavior to target.

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