Behavior: The Best Way to Handle Phones in Class

Date: October 13th, 2019

When a kid uses a cell phone in class, the behavior problem is NOT the phone.

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We All Lack Emotional Coping Skills – Students and Teachers Alike!

Date: September 28th, 2019

Students lack emotional coping skills. But guess what? Sometimes so do the adults!

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You Can Teach Kids Why They’re Getting Angry

Date: September 15th, 2019

Anger is a result of other feelings. Teach kids how to identify these other feelings that are causing them to get angry!

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When Is the Best Response NO Response?

Date: August 17th, 2019

Sometimes I just need to step back before I even THINK about responding.

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Kids Need Us to Define Behavior Objectively and Precisely

Date: June 19th, 2019

Saying a behavior is inappropriate, and leaving it at that, only tells the child that you personally do not like that behavior. That’s not necessarily enough information for them to understand the problem.

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I Control My Temper No Matter What a Kid Says

Date: February 2nd, 2019

I don’t care WHAT a student says to me, I keep CALM.

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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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