Negotiate? Maybe.

Date: November 29th, 2017

When a kid gets confrontational, keep your cool. From a calm place, decide if you negotiate or if you hold the line.

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What Does Respect Look Like?

Date: November 14th, 2017

When f-bombs are used at home, kids don’t know what RESPECT in school looks like. So patiently teach them!

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Losing Your Cool?

Date: November 1st, 2017

Got a kid getting under your skin? Here’s an innovative way for neighboring teachers to bail each other out.

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Self-Regulating: Teach Kids How!

Date: October 18th, 2017

Kids don’t automatically know how to self-regulate. So teach them!

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Behavior: do you give TOO many breaks?

Date: June 7th, 2017

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Behavior: don’t tax attention spans

Date: December 27th, 2016

Do we recognize the warning signs from our students when their receptive language is tapped out? Watch this video for some examples of those warning signs and what I do to help the class get back on track.

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Behavior: help stabilize a child by setting limits

Date: August 13th, 2015

We all need limits, especially kids. And when we set these limits, we MUST stick to them! Watch this video to see why not having limits causes more behavioral problems.

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16 yo ADHD equals 11 yo developmentally

Date: August 3rd, 2015

Did you know that a 16 year old is developmentally closer to 11 years old? Watch this video to see what this could mean for our students and ways we can help them.

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How to meet oppositional defiance with a consistent limit…

Date: June 19th, 2014

Watch this video [3:15] about how we successfully set a limit on a kid who was oppositional defiant.

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