Changing Our Interventions for Extreme Behaviors

Date: August 8th, 2020

When we get back to in-person education, I say let’s take the opportunity to finally change our interventions for extreme behaviors.

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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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Every Behavior Meets a Need!

Date: July 25th, 2020

What need is this child’s behavior trying to satisfy?

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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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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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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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In Control or Outta Control?

Date: April 29th, 2020

There is a DIFFERENCE between difficult IN-CONTROL behavior and difficult OUT-OF-CONTROL behavior. I respond differently to each one!

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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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