Teach Anxiety Management for the Real World

Date: July 24th, 2022

Anxiety is part of life. If we don’t teach kids how to manage anxiety, then they won’t know how to manage it as an adult.

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How I Change Behavior

Date: March 20th, 2022

Intervention is the purposeful teaching of skills, and it is a powerful way to change a student’s behaviors.

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The 5 Causes of Behaviors

Date: January 22nd, 2022

Behaviors always have a cause. Here are 5 factors that are often behind a behavior.

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Behavior Management: Don’t Use These 3 Words

Date: December 5th, 2021

When describing behavior, do NOT use these 3 words. Because kids won’t have any idea what you’re talking about!

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Make Benchmarks Super Easy

Date: November 13th, 2021

Here is my four-step process for making super easy benchmarks that WORK!

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What SEL Skills Are Needed to Access That Lesson?

Date: June 27th, 2021

If you know kids don’t have the SEL skills to access a lesson you’re planning, then it’s time for an intervention! And what an excellent way to prevent behaviors!

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Your Response to A Behavior Can Make It Better or Worse

Date: May 9th, 2021

If we say the first thing that comes into our head when a kid gives us a behavior, we can make it worse! So what can you do instead?

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I Did a Stupid Thing as a Kid! Why?

Date: April 18th, 2021

I did something really stupid when I was a kid! There are 3 reasons WHY kids do stupid things.

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Unlock More MOTIVATION for Remote Learning (another personal confession at the end!)

Date: August 30th, 2020

More tips on how to MOTIVATE kids and help them tackle those inner and outer distractions when learning in the remote classroom.

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Motivating the Remote Learner (confession at the end!)

Date: August 15th, 2020

During this time of virtual learning, one of the biggest behavior problems we face is HOW to MOTIVATE our students! Here are my thoughts and some research, too. [Zimmerman, B. J. (2002). Becoming a self-regulated learner: An overview. Theory Into Practice, 41(2), 64-70.]

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