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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Behavior: Chatty Class?

Date: November 22nd, 2017

Chatty class? Set up clear expectations. This is Instruction Time; that is Chat Time. Don’t assume! Teach them!

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What Does Respect Look Like?

Date: November 14th, 2017

When f-bombs are used at home, kids don’t know what RESPECT in school looks like. So patiently teach them!

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Classroom management: I establish trust before rigor!

Date: August 16th, 2017

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Behavior: teach ’em GROUP skills

Date: August 2nd, 2017

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Behavior prevention: teach how to ask questions

Date: July 5th, 2017

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Behavior: build conversation skills

Date: June 13th, 2017

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Behavior: are your expectations too advanced?

Date: May 31st, 2017

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Consequences: 4-part rubric for an apology letter

Date: May 24th, 2017

If we are having a student write an apology letter, then we need to give him/her structure around that. How? Watch my video to see.

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