Can We Make Social Distancing FUN?

Date: September 6th, 2020

When we are back in the classroom, boundaries will be even more important to teach our littles. Here are a couple FUN ways to do this.

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Unlock More MOTIVATION for Remote Learning (another personal confession at the end!)

Date: August 30th, 2020

More tips on how to MOTIVATE kids and help them tackle those inner and outer distractions when learning in the remote classroom.

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Masks & Reading Facial Expressions

Date: August 22nd, 2020

Reading facial expressions IS possible when someone is wearing a mask — and we can teach our kids how!

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Motivating the Remote Learner (confession at the end!)

Date: August 15th, 2020

During this time of virtual learning, one of the biggest behavior problems we face is HOW to MOTIVATE our students! Here are my thoughts and some research, too. [Zimmerman, B. J. (2002). Becoming a self-regulated learner: An overview. Theory Into Practice, 41(2), 64-70.]

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Consistent Learning Shutdown?

Date: August 1st, 2020

I train teachers to do this process when dealing with kids who consistently shut down and refuse to do certain tasks. Trust me, it WORKS!

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Fun Delayed Gratification: Learning How to Wait

Date: July 15th, 2020

Being able to patiently wait for something is a SKILL and this is how I teach it!

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When a GREAT Lesson Plan Causes BEHAVIORS!!!

Date: July 12th, 2020

What do you do when a wonderful lesson plan falls apart because of behaviors? This is what I do…

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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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