Do I Keep Control or Lose Control?

Date: October 13th, 2018

Who is in control? You, or the person who has “disrespected” you?

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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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Ignore a Behavior? Part 1

Date: August 4th, 2018

If a kid’s under his desk, do you ignore him, or throw him out?

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Disrespect is Personal

Date: July 10th, 2018

Don’t get too general about what it means to be disrespectful. A kid forgets her homework? Is that disrespect? No.

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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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Vague Behavior Descriptions Are Worthless

Date: May 2nd, 2018

You can’t measure “inappropriate” behavior — it’s too subjective. So be specific. WHAT is “inappropriate”?

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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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Behavior: do you REQUIRE eye contact?

Date: December 29th, 2014

Watch this video [1:08] to see why it might be better not to force the issue of eye contact when speaking with a kid.

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