When a Kid BLURTS OUT!

Date: February 26th, 2020

What’s the best way to handle a kid who blurts out the answer?

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Behavior: When a Lesson Tanks!

Date: February 19th, 2020

Behaviors happen when we continue to power through a lesson that is tanking! So what can we do?

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Don’t Ask…TELL!!!

Date: January 26th, 2020

Why do we ask certain questions when we know the kids can’t give us the answers we want YET!

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Behavior: Tattling on the Playground?

Date: December 18th, 2019

Tattlers can be needy kids — this is how I handle it.

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If We Don’t Regulate Kids…

Date: November 2nd, 2019

What do I accomplish by insisting on coats hung up, boots where they belong, and cubbies clean?

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I Manage Behavior with 3-Word Scripts!

Date: October 19th, 2019

I use short scripts to manage behavior because kids only hear the first few words out of your mouth!

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I Like the Peaceful Power of a Non-Directive Cue

Date: July 3rd, 2019

Get the attention of an off-task kid WITHOUT creating a power struggle!

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Getting a Distracted Class Back on Track

Date: February 17th, 2019

Distracted class? Here’s a way I use to get them back on track and mix in a little intervention at the same time!

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Just Because a Student Loses Control Doesn’t Mean I Do!

Date: February 6th, 2019

When a student is acting out, the other kids are watching MY response! This is what I want them to see…

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Whole Class Having a Meltdown?

Date: January 2nd, 2019

Here’s a FUN and EFFECTIVE technique I use when my whole class is losing its focus!

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