The Behavior That Most Impacts the Kid

Date: October 5th, 2019

When I say target the behavior what I really mean is…

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Behavior Management Versus Behavior Intervention

Date: September 4th, 2019

You don’t want to have to keep managing kids, that’s where intervention comes in!

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WHY Is That Behavior Inappropriate???

Date: April 17th, 2019

Don’t just tell kids their behavior is inappropriate and leave it at that. You need to tell them WHY it is inappropriate!

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Cause and Effect Bulletin Board to IMPROVE BEHAVIOR

Date: January 27th, 2019

Here’s an example of how one teacher used a BEHAVIOR Cause and Effect Bulletin Board to EASILY improve behaviors.

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Teaching SEL is NOT Complicated

Date: September 8th, 2018

I teach SEL on purpose all the time. Here are some of my ideas.

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Behaviors Have REASONS

Date: August 25th, 2018

Why is a kid giving you a behavior? Here are the questions I ask myself to find out.

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Behavior: the kid who keeps running out of class

Date: June 21st, 2017

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The best way to target a behavior you want to change

Date: April 3rd, 2014

Watch this video [1:58] to learn how to target a behavior we want to change in the classroom. In order to target a behavior, we have to describe what we see. We see spitting, biting, saying no. We don’t see “inappropriate.” We don’t see “unacceptable.” Therefore, we shouldn’t use those terms when targeting.

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Don’t wait until a kid kicks the desk over

Date: November 7th, 2013

Watch this video [1:01] to learn what questions I ask myself when I am deciding which behavior to target.

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Unrealistic behavior goals will crash and burn

Date: October 9th, 2013

Watch this video [1:08] to see how I make behavior goals realistic.

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