They Did That ON PURPOSE!

Date: October 17th, 2021

When we think a kid has misbehaved ON PURPOSE, I promise you we’ve missed the point.

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Bad Advice on How to Treat People

Date: October 10th, 2021

In this video I share why I DISLIKE the popular classroom poster that says: “Treat People the Way You Want to be Treated.”

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I Did a Stupid Thing as a Kid! Why?

Date: April 18th, 2021

I did something really stupid when I was a kid! There are 3 reasons WHY kids do stupid things.

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Every Behavior Meets a Need!

Date: July 25th, 2020

What need is this child’s behavior trying to satisfy?

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Say It and Keep Moving!

Date: June 24th, 2020

Don’t give students control by waiting around for them to comply! Move on!

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Don’t Reward Attention-Seeking Room Trashing

Date: December 25th, 2019

I’ve seen kids trash a classroom because they know they’ll be able to go talk to the counselor.

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Behavior: Tattling on the Playground?

Date: December 18th, 2019

Tattlers can be needy kids — this is how I handle it.

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How I Ride Out a Tantrum

Date: November 27th, 2019

What should you do when a kid throws a tantrum? Sometimes the answer is NOTHING!

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If a Kid Misbehaves to Get Attention Because That’s All They Know…

Date: November 16th, 2019

When a kid misbehaves in order to get attention, do you withhold attention?

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What Do You Do When Your Consequence Backfires?

Date: September 11th, 2019

When a consequence backfires, that actually gives you a lot of useful information.

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