I’ll Do Anything to Get My Class Back on Track

Date: June 6th, 2018

When kids start to unravel, well, I get creative! IT WORKS!

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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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A Kid with a Tough Home Life Who’s Always Late

Date: April 29th, 2018

Should I have let her make up her tardy time? Or should I have sent her to the office?

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Consequences are Most Effective When They are Timely!

Date: April 25th, 2018

Sending kids to the office delays consequences and waters down the impact. Handle kids yourself whenever you can!

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Behavior: Distractions in Desk?

Date: April 18th, 2018

Gotta kid who’s distracted by the contents of his own desk? Don’t put up with it! Even if the kid gets mad.

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Teach Kids How to Handle Anger and Frustration

Date: March 30th, 2018

Got kids who are frustrated, angry, upset? Give them a “toolbox” for managing these tougher emotions.

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I HATE Sending Kids to the Office!

Date: March 28th, 2018

Here’s my argument against sending kids to the office. You may not want to hear it!

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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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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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