When Rewards Do and Don’t Work

Date: January 29th, 2020

Do rewards always have to be something tangible?

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1 in 8 Kids Are Living in Trauma or Abuse

Date: January 15th, 2020

When you put kids in unstructured settings, remember that a huge number live with trauma or abuse.

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Teachers in Hallways CHANGE Everything!

Date: January 1st, 2020

Teacher presence in the hallways during class change can CHANGE the CLIMATE!!!

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Kid Likes to Run Out of the Room?

Date: December 28th, 2019

What are you doing with the kid who likes to run out of the room?

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Too Much Praise and Reward Will Backfire

Date: December 21st, 2019

Praise is not a bad thing, but it matters how and when you use it.

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Behavior: Tattling on the Playground?

Date: December 18th, 2019

Tattlers can be needy kids — this is how I handle it.

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Here’s a Great Consequence for Violating Acceptable Use Policy!

Date: December 11th, 2019

Here’s a great example of a consequence for when a kid violates the Acceptable Use Policy.

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Being Able to Compete is a Skill and Kids Don’t Have It!

Date: December 7th, 2019

Kids can’t handle competition and this is why! And this is what we should do about it!

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Calling a Kid “Your Kid” or “My Kid” Should Not Be Allowed

Date: December 1st, 2019

A common Tier 1 cultural issue in most schools is saying, “That’s your kid!”

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Behavior: Fix Disregulation!

Date: November 22nd, 2019

Yes, we CAN fix disregulation and this is how to do it.

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