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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Behavior: save time by teaching skills!

Date: August 10th, 2016

Sometimes kids don’t have the needed skills to do something. Because of this, we end up losing instructional time dealing with issues. Watch this video to see what I do to help prevent this.

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Punishment: No recess? Detention?

Date: July 28th, 2016

If we take away recess as a punishment and have the child do more school work, they are just going to hate that work. We don’t want that. We want them to be excited about school. Watch this video to see what I do instead.

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Don’t ban recess games–teach skills

Date: May 10th, 2016

When kids get hurt or in trouble on the playground, we ban that game. But does that really solve anything? Watch this video for my tip on what to do instead.

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