Consistent Learning Shutdown?

Date: August 1st, 2020

I train teachers to do this process when dealing with kids who consistently shut down and refuse to do certain tasks. Trust me, it WORKS!

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Behavior: I’m Not Doing This!

Date: May 13th, 2020

Behaviors are sometimes symptoms and we have to figure out what the CAUSAL factor is.

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Disruption! Refusal!

Date: May 3rd, 2020

DISRUPTION and REFUSAL are the big behaviors! But we make things more complicated than we need to!

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Behavior: The Best Way to Handle Phones in Class

Date: October 13th, 2019

When a kid uses a cell phone in class, the behavior problem is NOT the phone.

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Ignore a Behavior? Part 1

Date: August 4th, 2018

If a kid’s under his desk, do you ignore him, or throw him out?

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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: Distractions in Desk?

Date: April 18th, 2018

Gotta kid who’s distracted by the contents of his own desk? Don’t put up with it! Even if the kid gets mad.

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Behavior: Disruption and Refusal

Date: January 10th, 2018

When kids won’t settle down, that’s when Disruption becomes Refusal. Consequences are next.

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Don’t Ignore. Control.

Date: December 20th, 2017

I don’t want you to ignore the behavior. I want you to control it. I give tips in this video.

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Negotiate? Maybe.

Date: November 29th, 2017

When a kid gets confrontational, keep your cool. From a calm place, decide if you negotiate or if you hold the line.

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