Behaviors & Blaming Others?

Date: February 28th, 2024

How do you handle it when kids blame others for their behavior?

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Ask Polly Bath: Only Teacher Enforcing Dress Code?

Date: February 25th, 2024

Polly answers the question: “I had a kid say to me today: ‘Other kids are wearing the same thing I am but you’re the only teacher who’s got a problem with it!’ No one is enforcing the dress code but me! Help!”

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Is Punishment Needed?

Date: February 21st, 2024

When a kid’s behavior stops, is punishment still needed?

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Ask Polly Bath: Student Feels Disrespected?

Date: February 18th, 2024

Polly answers the question: “What do I say to a student who comes to me feeling like they have been disrespected by another teacher… And they may be correct?”

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Perception of Electives!

Date: February 14th, 2024

This is how I would change kids’ perception of electives.

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Ask Polly Bath: Self-management & Regulation?

Date: February 11th, 2024

Polly answers the question: “Do you have any ideas that would help my young kids learn self-management and regulation?”

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Lecture vs. Small Group Seating?

Date: February 7th, 2024

How desks are set plays a huge role in how kids focus. Set them up for success!

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Ask Polly Bath: Kids Hanging in the Bathroom?

Date: February 4th, 2024

Polly answers the question: “Is there anything we can do about bathroom behavior in our middle/high school? It is getting worse and worse!”

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Surviving Substitute Teaching!

Date: January 31st, 2024

Here are a few survival tips for substitute teachers.

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Ask Polly Bath: Logical Consequences?

Date: January 28th, 2024

Polly answers the question: “What is an example of logical consequences?”

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