Create a “Culture Calendar”

Date: May 22nd, 2022
By: Polly Bath

A “Culture Calendar” would be a great way to build your school’s community!

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SEL and Standing in Line

Date: May 15th, 2022
By: Polly Bath

When you teach kids how to stand in line, teach them the SOCIAL SKILLS involved – they can use these the rest of their life.

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Teach the Do’s and Don’ts of Apologies

Date: May 8th, 2022
By: Polly Bath

Making a kid give an apology doesn’t actually mean they feel sorry. Here’s how to teach meaningful apologies!

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Trauma in Kids Shuts Down Imagination

Date: May 1st, 2022
By: Polly Bath

If you’ve got kids with trauma in your class and you give an assignment that requires creative thinking, you need to know they may not have access to their imagination.

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I Beg You. Teach Transition Skills.

Date: April 23rd, 2022
By: Polly Bath

There will be behaviors if we expect kids to transition without teaching them those skills!

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Sending Kids to the Office is a Bad Idea

Date: April 17th, 2022
By: Polly Bath

When I was a classroom teacher, I did not send kids to the office unless they were shutting down my instruction. And here’s why you shouldn’t either.

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Change Behaviors with Your Detentions

Date: April 10th, 2022
By: Polly Bath

Here’s how to change behavior with your detentions.

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Disrespect is a Behavior to Manage

Date: April 3rd, 2022
By: Polly Bath

Before we can hold kids responsible for DISRESPECT we really have to define RESPECT. Then we have to teach it.

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Being a Good Listener is Hard

Date: March 27th, 2022
By: Polly Bath

Sometimes the best way to help your student is to just LISTEN to them!

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How I Change Behavior

Date: March 20th, 2022
By: Polly Bath

Intervention is the purposeful teaching of skills, and it is a powerful way to change a student’s behaviors.

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