Teach the Do’s and Don’ts of Apologies

Date: May 8th, 2022

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

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I Did NOT Send Kids Out of My Class

Date: September 26th, 2021

When you send a kid to the office for bad behavior, two things happen. 1) It tells the kid that you can’t handle him and 2) you turn your control over to the office.

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My Detentions Change Behavior!

Date: February 28th, 2021

Is it possible for detentions to CHANGE behaviors? Yes! Here’s how.

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Behaviors in Art Class? Music?

Date: January 17th, 2021

Here are some ideas about holding kids accountable for behavior in art class, music class, and all the other ‘specials.’

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Mask Power Struggles!

Date: January 10th, 2021

Right now, one of the most common questions that a client will ask me is, “How should we handle a student who REFUSES to wear a mask?” This is what I recommend.

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Did A Kid Trash Your Room?

Date: July 4th, 2020

How do you handle a kid who just trashed your classroom? Here’s my suggestion.

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When I Like Consequences

Date: June 28th, 2020

This is when I think consequences make a difference.

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Q & A: Tardy Again!

Date: April 15th, 2020

Someone recently asked me about a video I did about a student who was always tardy… Here’s my response!

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Send to the Office?

Date: February 15th, 2020

Is it to a teacher’s advantage or disadvantage to send a kid to the office?

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She Was Tardy All the Time!

Date: January 11th, 2020

Consequences need to make sense, student by student.

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