Adolescents Need Control — Show Them How

Date: October 24th, 2021

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

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

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

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

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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Consistency SOLVES Behavior Problems

Date: September 19th, 2021

When we are NOT consistent we create behavior problems. END OF STORY!

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It’s Their Fault. NOT MINE!

Date: September 12th, 2021

A kid’s behavior will not change if they are constantly blaming others for their actions. Until they own their behavior, you won’t see change!

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Amazing DECREASE in Behaviors, Bullying…

Date: September 5th, 2021

When adults are visible in school hallways, two things happen: behaviors DECREASE, and kids become comfortable with you, just because they SEE you regularly!

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Do Your Behavior Rewards FAIL?

Date: August 29th, 2021

As a behavior expert who consults all over the country, I can tell you, systems that OVER-REWARD behaviors do not get the results they hoped for! Here’s why…

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4 Reasons Kids Get Angry

Date: August 22nd, 2021

Understanding why a kid is angry can help us manage and change related behaviors!

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