Anxiety: “I Can’t Find the Words”

Date: July 17th, 2022

Kids often have a hard time expressing themselves, they can’t always find the words. As much as we want to jump in to help them, don’t! Just give them time!

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Being a Good Listener is Hard

Date: March 27th, 2022

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

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3 Ways to Reduce a Kid’s Stress

Date: February 6th, 2022

When kids don’t know how to handle their stress, it causes behaviors. If we help them to reduce their stress, it will end up reducing behaviors as well!

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Behavior & SEL: Relationship Skills

Date: April 3rd, 2021

Relationship skills play a big part in SEL and behavior. So here are 7 relationship skills I recommend we teach kids.

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“Talk Time” in the remote classroom?

Date: November 29th, 2020

Y’all know I love Talk Time in the classroom. BUT… Can we still do that with our VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS?

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Insisting on Eye Contact?

Date: September 19th, 2018

Could we be preventing a kid from HEARING us because we’re insisting on eye contact?

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How to Pay Attention When You Can’t But Must

Date: June 27th, 2018

The problems is distractions, right? So here’s how to handle distractions!

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Improve Behavior With Classroom Setup

Date: December 5th, 2017

The way you set up your room can help or hinder behavior management.

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Behavior: how to make sure you understand

Date: July 16th, 2015

When a child is telling me about a behavioral event, I use this technique to make sure I understand.

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Behavior management: build rapport with validation

Date: June 18th, 2015

Watch this video to see how validating a child’s behavior can help the situation.

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