If I Don’t Have the Skills Already, Punishment Won’t Work

Date: August 15th, 2018

Remember when punishment changed behavior? Well, it doesn’t do that now, and here’s why…

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Why Reflecting on ‘My Behavior Choice’ Doesn’t Always Work for a Kid

Date: August 8th, 2018

It’s very tempting to ask a kid to fill out a form evaluating a poor behavior choice, but does it work?

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Untimely Consequences are Useless

Date: July 28th, 2018

You can waste consequences if they aren’t timely.

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In-School Suspension is NOT a Holding Tank!

Date: July 25th, 2018

I have very strong opinions on what we should NOT be doing in In-School Suspension!

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How to Pay Attention When You Can’t But Must

Date: June 27th, 2018

The problems is distractions, right? So here’s how to handle distractions!

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Don’t Do the WRONG Thing When a Kid with ADHD is Failing Math!!!

Date: June 17th, 2018

You say no one knows how to help the ADHD kid who’s failing math? Yes we do!!!

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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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Don’t Just Kick Me Out of Class

Date: June 2nd, 2018

The Tier 2 intervention is who and how and when is someone going to TEACH me the skills I lack?

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Why Detentions Don’t Work But Could

Date: March 14th, 2018

Do you want a kid to actually CHANGE their behavior because you gave them a detention? Here’s how.

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Suspension Repeaters?

Date: February 21st, 2018

If suspension doesn’t include skill-building activities, the student is going to keep getting into trouble!

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