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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She Was Tardy All the Time!

Date: January 11th, 2020

Consequences need to make sense, student by student.

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You Can’t Control Their Home Lives and It Doesn’t Matter!

Date: October 16th, 2019

We can’t change what a kid is allowed to do at home. BUT we CAN teach them the skills needed to behave in school!

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We All Lack Emotional Coping Skills – Students and Teachers Alike!

Date: September 28th, 2019

Students lack emotional coping skills. But guess what? Sometimes so do the adults!

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Becoming an Authority Figure for Kids with No Authority at Home

Date: September 21st, 2019

This is how you can teach kids that there is a difference between how they behave at home versus at school.

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If I’ve Never Been Regulated at Home…

Date: May 8th, 2019

If kids aren’t getting regulation at home, they can’t regulate themselves in school. What can YOU do about that?

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Unruly Kids and Traumatized Kids NEED Classroom Jobs

Date: May 27th, 2018

Kids who can’t self-regulate? I use classroom jobs to teach them. Kids from trauma really need this!

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A Kid with a Tough Home Life Who’s Always Late

Date: April 29th, 2018

Should I have let her make up her tardy time? Or should I have sent her to the office?

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The Mistake We Make in Teaching Respect to Abused and Neglected Children.

Date: April 20th, 2018

Here’s my secret for teaching the concept of respect to kids. Try it. It works.

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Limits HELP Chaotic Kids

Date: February 14th, 2018

The more chaotic kids are, or their lives at home, the more they WANT and NEED limits. I explain in this video.

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