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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Behavior: are you rewarding tantrums?

Date: December 20th, 2016

When a child has poor emotional skills, it can cause tantrums. Our first thought might be to call our crisis team. Watch this video to see what I do instead.

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Does home behavior DICTATE school behavior?

Date: December 1st, 2016

We can’t change a student’s home lift. But we can teach them how to behave when they’re in school, no matter what they’re home life is. Watch my video for more.

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Behavior: low SEL equals poor academic rigor

Date: November 16th, 2016

Social Emotional Learning is so important when teaching our students. Watch this video for my tips on how to embed it during your school day.

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Behavior: autism & social skills

Date: July 20th, 2016

Often we feel that it’s not “normal” for a child to only have a few friends. But some children have a hard time making friends, especially if they are on the autistic spectrum. We should help these kids to be successful who they are. Watch this video for more.

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What social skills does a kid need for today’s lesson?

Date: May 24th, 2016

To help prevent behaviors, look ahead at your lesson plan and figure out what social skills your students will need. And then make sure to teach those social skills before getting into the academic lesson. Watch this video for more.

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Tier 1 social coaching after an upsetting recess

Date: May 5th, 2016

I have a step process that I use for Tier 1 social coaching. It’s called validate, de-escalate, relate, teach, and reintegrate. Watch this video for more.

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Social skills: compliments

Date: December 15th, 2015

Kids should know the difference between internal and external compliments. Watch this video for more.

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