Stop Banning Social Media in School!

Date: March 23rd, 2019

Kids have no boundaries on social media. And they never will if we just continue to ban it. INSTEAD we need to TEACH them how to use it!

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Teach Kids to Handle Anxiety, Not Hide

Date: March 8th, 2019

How will our students learn to deal with anxiety if we give them so many accommodations they never have to experience it?!

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Teach REAL Apologizing, Not FAKE Apologizing

Date: February 20th, 2019

We need to teach kids that an apology is supposed to have MEANING behind it! It’s not just saying “I’m sorry.”

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Kids with Fine Motor Deficits Get FRUSTRATED!

Date: February 13th, 2019

What happens when a student lacks fine motor skills and social skills? BEHAVIORS!!!

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Don’t Solve All Their Problems for Them

Date: January 30th, 2019

We aren’t doing our kids any favors when we over-accommodate instead of helping them learn how to problem-solve for themselves.

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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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Don’t Waste In-School Suspension

Date: January 16th, 2019

In-School Suspension should be In-School INTERVENTION!

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Behavior, Play, and Recess Duty

Date: January 12th, 2019

I prevent behaviors and teach play using these purposeful Recess Duty techniques!

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There Are Good Detentions and Bad Detentions

Date: January 9th, 2019

If we have to give out a detention, we want it to mean something!

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Neither Praise Nor Punishment Work for All Kids

Date: January 6th, 2019

Neither praise nor punishment will work for the child who doesn’t know what you want.

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