Behavior & SEL: Relationship Skills

Date: April 3rd, 2021

Relationship skills play a big part in SEL and behavior. So here are 7 relationship skills I recommend we teach kids.

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“Talk Time” in the remote classroom?

Date: November 29th, 2020

Y’all know I love Talk Time in the classroom. BUT… Can we still do that with our VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS?

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Insisting on Eye Contact?

Date: September 19th, 2018

Could we be preventing a kid from HEARING us because we’re insisting on eye contact?

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How to Pay Attention When You Can’t But Must

Date: June 27th, 2018

The problems is distractions, right? So here’s how to handle distractions!

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Improve Behavior With Classroom Setup

Date: December 5th, 2017

The way you set up your room can help or hinder behavior management.

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Behavior: how to make sure you understand

Date: July 16th, 2015

When a child is telling me about a behavioral event, I use this technique to make sure I understand.

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Behavior management: build rapport with validation

Date: June 18th, 2015

Watch this video to see how validating a child’s behavior can help the situation.

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De-escalating behavior: LISTEN

Date: May 28th, 2015

Watch this video to see how letting a kid speak and listening can help him solve his own problem.

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How I helped one student solve his own problem

Date: September 12th, 2013

Watch this video [1:28] to see how Polly helped a reluctant student to solve his own dilemma.

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