Did A Kid Trash Your Room?

Date: July 4th, 2020

How do you handle a kid who just trashed your classroom? Here’s my suggestion.

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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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Do Kids Respect Us?

Date: June 21st, 2020

Is it possible WE are causing kids to lose respect for us?

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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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Sugar-Coated Control?

Date: June 3rd, 2020

Are rewards backfiring on you? (Thanks to Rheta DeVries for “sugar-coated control.”)

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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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‘Organization’ is a Skill, Not a Behavior!

Date: May 27th, 2020

Organization is not a behavior, it’s a SKILL!

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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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