The Problem with Power Struggles

Date: January 20th, 2019

Our want for compliance can lead us to a power struggle if we’re not careful!

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How I Avoid Arguments with Students

Date: December 1st, 2018

Do you want to know the most powerful thing to do when a student wants to argue? Here’s what I do.

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My Favorite Behavior Management When I Get My Buttons Pushed

Date: October 10th, 2018

Ever have that kid who knows what buttons to push to aggravate you? Here’s how I handle it.

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Disrespectful Little Monster?

Date: September 15th, 2018

Don’t let your Automatic Thought get you into a power struggle!

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Offended and Offensive on Social Media

Date: September 4th, 2018

Let’s teach our kids the SEL skills they need on social media.

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Don’t Get into a Power Struggle When a Student Interrupts You.

Date: July 14th, 2018

DO NOT let student interruptions stop your instruction. Here’s how.

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A Kid is Getting Upset – Are YOU?

Date: July 7th, 2018

Your tone and body language really matter when a kid is escalated. Stay C-A-L-M.

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Unruly Kids and Traumatized Kids NEED Classroom Jobs

Date: May 27th, 2018

Kids who can’t self-regulate? I use classroom jobs to teach them. Kids from trauma really need this!

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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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