Parent Connections Improving with Virtual Learning?

Date: November 22nd, 2020

Virtual learning may have helped us to create connections with PARENTS! Here are some of the things I thought of to make sure we don’t lose those connections.

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Covid-19: Time Outs at Home and School

Date: October 10th, 2020

Here are my tips for having a ‘vacation station’ for remote learning that can be transitioned back to an in-person Covid-19 environment.

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Teaching the Harder Emotions

Date: September 26th, 2020

Here is my favorite way to teach kids how to deal with their harder emotions.

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Remote Learning: Boundary Between Home and School

Date: September 20th, 2020

When we are remote learning, does it matter if we have boundaries between ‘school time’ and ‘home time’?

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Outta Bed for Class? Or Not?

Date: September 13th, 2020

When we are virtual learning, does it matter if kids get out of bed to attend our class?

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A Difficult Parent Probably Had a Difficult Time in School Themselves

Date: July 27th, 2019

When parents have to come to school because of a problem with their kid, they bring their experiences from school with them.

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You Can Win Over a Difficult Parent

Date: December 17th, 2018

Parents often bring the baggage of their own school experiences with them to parent/teacher night. Here’s how I handle that.

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Your Kid Punched Someone!

Date: March 7th, 2018

A parent told me: “Well, I told my kid if someone goes after him on the playground he should just bash ‘em.”

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A child’s “right” doesn’t make his response correct

Date: March 17th, 2016

It’s so important to teach children that how they respond to a situation matters. And they only have control over their response. Sometimes we need to help their parents understand this as well. Watch this video for more.

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Should parents punish kids for in-school behavior?

Date: March 3rd, 2016

For consequences to work the best, they need to be timely. Watch this video to see why it’s important that consequences are given at school for in-school behavior.

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