When I Like Consequences

Date: June 28th, 2020

This is when I think consequences make a difference.

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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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Wishy-Washy Rules Make Behaviors WORSE

Date: March 7th, 2020

If we get tired of consistently enforcing school rules, then WE become the problem!

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Kid Likes to Run Out of the Room?

Date: December 28th, 2019

What are you doing with the kid who likes to run out of the room?

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Here’s a Great Consequence for Violating Acceptable Use Policy!

Date: December 11th, 2019

Here’s a great example of a consequence for when a kid violates the Acceptable Use Policy.

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Are You Sure You’re Teaching Respect?

Date: November 13th, 2019

Attaching respect to rules doesn’t actually teach kids what respect means!

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Good Consequences Are Connected to the ‘Offense’

Date: October 30th, 2019

For interventions to really work they need to provide consequences for a child’s actions.

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You Can’t Control Their Home Lives and It Doesn’t Matter!

Date: October 16th, 2019

We can’t change what a kid is allowed to do at home. BUT we CAN teach them the skills needed to behave in school!

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Solve Running in the Hall for the Rest of the Year!

Date: September 18th, 2019

Do you go nuts when kids run in the halls?

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How Many Times Do I Have to Tell Them?

Date: August 14th, 2019

Here’s my answer to the perennial question: How many times do I have to tell them!?

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