Attention-Seeking Misbehavior and My Unusual Response

Date: October 20th, 2018

I get a lot of argument about this, but here’s what I do when a kid uses misbehavior to get attention.

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Behavior Plan for Eighty-Five Teachers?

Date: August 29th, 2018

I don’t care how big your school is, all teachers can follow this simple behavior plan for a kid in trouble. And that’s powerful.

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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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