Do you use Silent Lunch, or do you teach lunchtime skills?

Date: May 29th, 2013

Watch this video [1:41] to learn why Silent Lunch is not a great behavior management technique, and what you might do instead.

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Why is “never assume” my first rule of behavior management?

Date: May 23rd, 2013

There I was, veteran teacher, well-traveled behavior consultant, and what did I do? I broke my own first rule of behavior management: Never Assume. As in: never assume students know what to do, or if they know, that they will do it!

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Should we pay them to behave?

Date: May 16th, 2013

Watch this video [1:12] to learn Polly’s unique take on using rewards to change behaviors.

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Do I assume kids DO or DON’T have behavior skills?

Date: May 9th, 2013

Watch this quick video [0:45] to learn an easy way to avoid getting frustrated when your students don’t have good behavior skills.

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