An Easy Way to Handle Tattletaling

Date: August 22nd, 2018

Tattletales, complainers, and “informers” are sometimes looking for attention. Here’s how I handle them.

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Best Definition of Recess Duty Ever!

Date: July 17th, 2018

Years ago, one of my mentors taught me the BEST way to do recess duty. I’ll never forget it.

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Make a Creative Menu of Consequences

Date: June 23rd, 2018

I like slightly outside-of-the-box consequences that hold kids accountable.

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Behavior and Basic Tier 1

Date: April 15th, 2018

Rules should be consistent in common areas and not change according to who’s on duty!

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Cutting in Line at Recess?

Date: April 4th, 2018

Got a little kid who’s shoving and cutting in line at recess. What are you going to do?

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Your Kid Punched Someone!

Date: March 7th, 2018

A parent told me: “Well, I told my kid if someone goes after him on the playground he should just bash ‘em.”

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Don’t Ban! Teach Skills!

Date: February 28th, 2018

Don’t ban activities. Instead teach kids how to win, lose, wait, take turns. Teach SEL skills!

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Behavior: Breaking Classroom Rules?

Date: October 4th, 2017

Make the consequences meaningful when kids break rules in your class.

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Behavior: playground consequences and interventions

Date: July 19th, 2017

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Behavior: do you send kids to the wall at recess?

Date: April 19th, 2017

When a kid misbehaves during recess, they often get sent to ‘the wall’ as a punishment. But what does that teach them? Watch my video for more!

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