Behavior: Transitions and Acting Out

Date: October 9th, 2019

Here’s what I do so all those transitions don’t cause behaviors!

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Solve Running in the Hall for the Rest of the Year!

Date: September 18th, 2019

Do you go nuts when kids run in the halls?

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Relationships Make or Break Behavior

Date: September 7th, 2019

A kid is not going to feel bad about misbehaving for you if they don’t have a relationship with you…

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Behavior Management Versus Behavior Intervention

Date: September 4th, 2019

You don’t want to have to keep managing kids, that’s where intervention comes in!

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How Many Times Do I Have to Tell Them?

Date: August 14th, 2019

Here’s my answer to the perennial question: How many times do I have to tell them!?

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If You’re Asking Them to Work in Groups, YOU BETTER TEACH ‘EM HOW!!!

Date: August 4th, 2019

Even if you have a great lesson plan, you still might get really awful behaviors unless you teach them the social skills they’ll need for it.

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If I’m Losing the Class I Hit the RESTART Button

Date: June 12th, 2019

Don’t persist in teaching if you’re losing your whole class. Instead, RESTART!

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Take a Breath, Calm Yourself, THEN Respond

Date: February 23rd, 2019

BEFORE you respond, stop, think, and process!

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The Calm Brain is a Better Performing Brain

Date: December 8th, 2018

Teaching our kids how to sit for a few minutes and do NOTHING will calm their brains and help them to prepare for the next thing.

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Don’t Let Self-Regulation Slide and Expect Kids to Be Ready to Learn

Date: December 5th, 2018

We can’t expect our students to self-regulate if WE have not first HELPED them to regulate. Here’s my tip for an elementary class.

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