I Failed History Because I was a Bit of a Behavior Problem!

Date: May 16th, 2018

I failed history in high school and then years later I taught it to kids who hated it as much as I had.

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How to Fix Impatient Kids (and Have Fun Doing it)

Date: May 11th, 2018

I’m not above being sneaky when it comes to teaching delayed gratification!

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Short Detentions? VERY Short.

Date: May 9th, 2018

I use short, short detentions to turn around troublemakers.

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Don’t Respond Till You are CALM.

Date: March 24th, 2018

Nothing says you have to respond to a rude kid on the spot. Give yourself space. Then respond. If at all.

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Little Behavior? What I Do.

Date: January 31st, 2018

When facing a behavior while teaching, ask yourself what problem it’s causing before you act.

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Got a Controlling Student?

Date: January 24th, 2018

Watch my surprising advice about staying in control with a controlling student.

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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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A Five-Year Old Was Being Teased…

Date: December 13th, 2017

This is what I said to a 5-year old who told me he was being teased by a classmate.

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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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Losing Your Cool?

Date: November 1st, 2017

Got a kid getting under your skin? Here’s an innovative way for neighboring teachers to bail each other out.

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