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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Anxious to AVOID?

Date: September 1st, 2018

How can you tell when a kid with an anxiety disorder is avoiding?

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Rewarding TARDY?

Date: June 13th, 2018

You might be making it worthwhile to be tardy? How?

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Getting an Off-Task Edgy Kid Back on Task

Date: May 29th, 2018

There’s usually no need to be confrontational and up the ante. Here’s what I do.

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I HATE Sending Kids to the Office!

Date: March 28th, 2018

Here’s my argument against sending kids to the office. You may not want to hear it!

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Behavior: handling distractions!

Date: February 1st, 2017

Kids can be very easily distracted. Watch my video to see my tip on how I handle it.

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Managing avoidance behavior–bathroom passes

Date: December 10th, 2015

Some kids ask to go to the bathroom to avoid things that are difficult for them. Watch this video for two tips that I use to help handle this.

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Behavior: teach skills so they don’t seek avoidance

Date: July 23rd, 2015

A student usually uses bad behavior to avoid situations he doesn’t like. Watch this video to see what we can do to prevent this from continuing.

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Behaviors: too many bathroom breaks?

Date: June 26th, 2014

Watch this video [1:27] to learn how I keep ‘bathroom breaks’ under control in my classroom.

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Solving the locker-during-class problem

Date: May 22nd, 2014

Watch this video [1:00] on how to manage the behavior of a kid who always wants to go to their locker during class because they “forgot” their work. Again.

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