Using unconditional attention to teach social/emotional skills

Date: March 26th, 2015

Watch this video for my tip on how we can use unconditional attention or interventions to teach skills to a child who doesn’t have them.

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#1 Using ‘Muscle Numbers’ to teach place value

Date: March 25th, 2015

Tom Schersten: One of the big ideas of elementary math education, perhaps the biggest idea, is that of place value. We teach place value to our kids every single year, and every year we complain that they just don’t seem to get it. I think it’s important to acknowledge that our way of teaching computation […]

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Classroom management: talking in class

Date: March 17th, 2015

Kids talking during class is a battle we often have to fight. Watch this video for how I deal with it.

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Behavior: reacting to eye-rolling

Date: March 12th, 2015

It really gets to us when a kid rolls his eyes. Watch this video for my tip on how I handle the situation.

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How to avoid power struggles with non-directive cues

Date: March 5th, 2015

We’re all familiar with those kids who don’t pay attention during class and think they won’t get caught. We need to be careful not to get into a power struggle with them. Watch this video for my easy tip on how I handle it.

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