Behavior: build conversation skills

Date: June 13th, 2017

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Behavior: are your expectations too advanced?

Date: May 31st, 2017

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Consequences: 4-part rubric for an apology letter

Date: May 24th, 2017

If we are having a student write an apology letter, then we need to give him/her structure around that. How? Watch my video to see.

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Behavior: kindergarten problem-solving story

Date: April 5th, 2017

Can our young students problem-solve for themselves? Better question: do we give them the opportunity to? Watch this video for a real life example.

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Behavior: why I hate to send kids out of class

Date: March 22nd, 2017

When a student is misbehaving, we tend to send him/her our of class. But that might be exactly what they want! Watch this video to see how I handle it.

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Behavior: define responsibility in kid-speak

Date: January 18th, 2017

For students to fully understand what we want from them, we need to explain it using kid-speak. Watch my video to see what I mean by this.

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Behavior: unconditional attention

Date: September 8th, 2016

Unconditional attention helps kids to realize they don’t need to use bad behavior to get attention. What are some ways to show unconditional attention? Watch this video to see.

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Punishment: No recess? Detention?

Date: July 28th, 2016

If we take away recess as a punishment and have the child do more school work, they are just going to hate that work. We don’t want that. We want them to be excited about school. Watch this video to see what I do instead.

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Tier 1 social coaching after an upsetting recess

Date: May 5th, 2016

I have a step process that I use for Tier 1 social coaching. It’s called validate, de-escalate, relate, teach, and reintegrate. Watch this video for more.

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Behavior: don’t over-reward

Date: April 30th, 2015

Reward systems are common, but we don’t want to OVER reward. Watch this video for more.

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