Behaviors and Academic Bell-to-Bell During Covid

Date: February 21st, 2021

There are some things we have to have time for NO MATTER WHAT! Like morning meeting, reflection circle, and recess. These are huge prerequisites to learning! But is it still possible to do them during Covid?

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When a GREAT Lesson Plan Causes BEHAVIORS!!!

Date: July 12th, 2020

What do you do when a wonderful lesson plan falls apart because of behaviors? This is what I do…

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Coronavirus: What Will Kids Remember About School? (personal story at end!)

Date: May 9th, 2020

During this time of Coronavirus, can we create an attachment between our students and what they are learning so they REMEMBER it?

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Behavior: When a Lesson Tanks!

Date: February 19th, 2020

Behaviors happen when we continue to power through a lesson that is tanking! So what can we do?

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Behavior: Homework & Skill Deficits

Date: February 8th, 2020

Is a child not doing their homework? Maybe they are lacking one of these skills!!

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No Differentiation? You’ll Get Behaviors Every Time!

Date: September 25th, 2019

What is it telling you when half of your students raise their hand after you teach a concept?

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If You’re Asking Them to Work in Groups, YOU BETTER TEACH ‘EM HOW!!!

Date: August 4th, 2019

Even if you have a great lesson plan, you still might get really awful behaviors unless you teach them the social skills they’ll need for it.

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It’s Hard to Be Creative If You’re Traumatized

Date: June 26th, 2019

Trauma makes it harder for kids to do school assignments that require imagination. So what can you do?

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But I Teach My Subject, NOT Behavior!!!!

Date: March 20th, 2019

We don’t want to focus on just the subject that we’re teaching. We need to remember that whatever the subject is, we are teaching KIDS!

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Teaching SEL is NOT Complicated

Date: September 8th, 2018

I teach SEL on purpose all the time. Here are some of my ideas.

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