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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Tier 1 social coaching after an upsetting recess

Date: May 5th, 2016

I have a step process that I use for Tier 1 social coaching. It’s called validate, de-escalate, relate, teach, and reintegrate. Watch this video for more.

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Recess behavior: the wall doesn’t teach anything

Date: June 11th, 2015

When a kid misbehaves on the playground, our immediate reaction is to send them to the wall. But does that help? Watch this video for more.

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Behavior: get in the middle of recess

Date: January 29th, 2015

Recess duty? The best way to manage behavior is to get off the tarmac and into the thick of it. Watch my video for more.

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