We learn coping skills in a diverse classroom

Date: August 30th, 2014

Watch this video [1:18] for my thought on how a diverse classroom gives all kids the chance to learn coping skills.

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What is Co-Teaching when you boil it down?

Date: August 28th, 2014

Watch this video [1:01] for my thumbnail sketch of Co-Teaching. Something we ought to have in every classroom.

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Does taking away recess work?

Date: August 21st, 2014

Watch this video [3:02] about why taking recess away is often an ineffective consequence. I also share a couple other consequences you might want to use instead.

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Behavior management: manage vs. change

Date: August 13th, 2014

Watch this video [1:17] about how managing behavior doesn’t change it. Targeting the cause is the key.

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One kid’s description of curriculum delivery that wasn’t working.

Date: August 7th, 2014

Watch this video [0:49] to learn how one of my students was experiencing today’s go-go-go, faster-faster-faster curriculum. Do you think this would cause behaviors in some kids? Do we deliver our curriculum in a way that kids have time to digest it?

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