Teach Kids Self-Awareness! Super Important!

Date: November 27th, 2021
By: Polly Bath

Teaching self-awareness to children is key, and HOW we do it is super important.

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Do You Have a Powerhouse Tier 1?

Date: November 21st, 2021
By: Polly Bath

Do you have a powerhouse Tier 1? If you do, then you have fewer kids needing Tier 2 and Tier 3 services. AND you have a better school culture/climate.

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Make Benchmarks Super Easy

Date: November 13th, 2021
By: Polly Bath

Here is my four-step process for making super easy benchmarks that WORK!

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Yes, Kids Can Behave Differently at School Than at Home

Date: November 6th, 2021
By: Polly Bath

Don’t give up on kids who have learned poor behaviors at home! TEACH them how to behave in school! Behaving differently in different environments is a skill that will stay with them for LIFE!

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How Do Kids Learn to Behave Differently?

Date: October 31st, 2021
By: Polly Bath

Kids, and adults for that matter, will change their behavior around you if you change your RESPONSE to it.

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Adolescents Need Control — Show Them How

Date: October 24th, 2021
By: Polly Bath

Have you ever had a student say, “Adults just want to CONTROL us!!” Here’s how we can show them how they can have some of the control they want and need.

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They Did That ON PURPOSE!

Date: October 17th, 2021
By: Polly Bath

When we think a kid has misbehaved ON PURPOSE, I promise you we’ve missed the point.

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Bad Advice on How to Treat People

Date: October 10th, 2021
By: Polly Bath

In this video I share why I DISLIKE the popular classroom poster that says: “Treat People the Way You Want to be Treated.”

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Culture of Adults Dictates Culture of Kids!

Date: October 3rd, 2021
By: Polly Bath

It’s not always about teaching SEL skills — sometimes it’s about MODELING SEL skills with our colleagues in front of our students. When we do this it is so powerful for our students.

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I Did NOT Send Kids Out of My Class

Date: September 26th, 2021
By: Polly Bath

When you send a kid to the office for bad behavior, two things happen. 1) It tells the kid that you can’t handle him and 2) you turn your control over to the office.

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