If Kids Know Talk Time Is Coming, They Will Pay More Attention During Instruction

Date: May 29th, 2019

When kids know they will have an opportunity to talk with their friends, they hold it together a lot longer!

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THINK Before Responding!!!

Date: April 28th, 2019

We don’t have to address attention-seeking behavior right at that moment!!!

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My Outrageous Antics to Get My Class Back On Track

Date: December 29th, 2018

I have been known to do something OUTRAGEOUS to get my class back on track! Here’s an example.

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SEL and Why I Love Cafeteria Duty

Date: November 11th, 2018

Not everyone likes doing cafeteria duty. I LOVE it! Why? Because I look at it as an opportunity to teach social skills!

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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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Behavior: Disruption and Refusal

Date: January 10th, 2018

When kids won’t settle down, that’s when Disruption becomes Refusal. Consequences are next.

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Improve Behavior With Classroom Setup

Date: December 5th, 2017

The way you set up your room can help or hinder behavior management.

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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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Behavior: build conversation skills

Date: June 13th, 2017

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Behavior: silence or indoor voice?

Date: April 12th, 2017

Should we expect our students to be completely quiet every time they’re in the hall? Watch my video to see what I think.

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