SEL and Standing in Line

Date: May 15th, 2022

When you teach kids how to stand in line, teach them the SOCIAL SKILLS involved – they can use these the rest of their life.

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Are You Disregulating Kids’ Behavior?

Date: May 16th, 2021

When adults aren’t all on the same page in your school, their inconsistency and unpredictability alone will cause BEHAVIORS in kids.

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When Teachers Are Visible It Changes School for Kids

Date: July 19th, 2020

You’ll be AMAZED what a little contact with kids can do to improve their behavior!!!

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1 in 8 Kids Are Living in Trauma or Abuse

Date: January 15th, 2020

When you put kids in unstructured settings, remember that a huge number live with trauma or abuse.

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Behavior: Tattling on the Playground?

Date: December 18th, 2019

Tattlers can be needy kids — this is how I handle it.

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Being Able to Compete is a Skill and Kids Don’t Have It!

Date: December 7th, 2019

Kids can’t handle competition and this is why! And this is what we should do about it!

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Autism and Recess

Date: December 4th, 2019

This is how I approach recess with kids with autism.

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Kids Need Play to Develop Executive Functioning Skills

Date: November 20th, 2019

Don’t take so much play out of school that kids can’t develop executive functioning skills!

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Behavior: Trauma at Home & Aggression in School

Date: November 9th, 2019

When kids are aggressive in school, ask yourself if you’re dealing with a kid in trauma.

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If We Don’t Regulate Kids…

Date: November 2nd, 2019

What do I accomplish by insisting on coats hung up, boots where they belong, and cubbies clean?

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