When I Like Consequences

Date: June 28th, 2020

This is when I think consequences make a difference.

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Talking Out Is Disruptive!

Date: June 17th, 2020

Here’s how I handle the disruption of talking out…

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My New Favorite SEL Book!

Date: June 7th, 2020

I got a WONDERFUL comment recommending a NYTimes best-seller for kids on SEL. I fell in love with it and wanted to pass it along to you all as well!

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My New S.E.L. Sensory Sidewalk!

Date: May 31st, 2020

Here’s my NEW, FUN Sensory Sidewalk for Social Emotional Learning. Let’s inject a little play into the serious subject of behavior!

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Behavior: Are You SORRY?

Date: May 23rd, 2020

Are we teaching kids that sorry is a magic word that makes problems go away? If so, they won’t know what a REAL apology is supposed to be!

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Behavior and Respect – Don’t Be Confusing!

Date: May 20th, 2020

How can we expect kids to demonstrate RESPECT if their only definitions of respect are from the behavior posters on school walls?

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Behavior: I’m Not Doing This!

Date: May 13th, 2020

Behaviors are sometimes symptoms and we have to figure out what the CAUSAL factor is.

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It Is So Easy to Misuse Breaks in a Behavior Plan

Date: May 6th, 2020

Of course it’s Ok to provide for breaks in a Behavior Plan, but…don’t fall into the usual traps.

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Just Stop for a Moment

Date: April 22nd, 2020

Here’s ONE way we can help our students handle the STRESS of our New Normal!!! Now and when we get back in our classrooms.

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DISTRACTIONS: How to Teach Attention!!!

Date: April 18th, 2020

We can’t prevent distractions! But we CAN teach kids how to handle them. Here are my tips.

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