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 Beg You. Teach Transition Skills.

Date: April 23rd, 2022

There will be behaviors if we expect kids to transition without teaching them those skills!

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Change Behaviors with Your Detentions

Date: April 10th, 2022

Here’s how to change behavior with your detentions.

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Disrespect is a Behavior to Manage

Date: April 3rd, 2022

Before we can hold kids responsible for DISRESPECT we really have to define RESPECT. Then we have to teach it.

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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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Any Behavior is a Skill Deficit

Date: March 6th, 2022

When we see or hear a behavior, we really need to stop and think about what skill is lacking. If we don’t do this, how can we teach that missing skill?

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Behavior: 14 Things Kids Can’t Handle

Date: January 30th, 2022

There is a list of things kids struggle with handling. And when they can’t handle these things, it causes behavior!

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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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How to Put SEL into Academic Lesson Plans

Date: December 19th, 2021

The 5 core competencies of Social and Emotional Learning can, and should, be built into ANY academic lesson plan. Here’s how.

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We Can’t “Fix” Kids

Date: December 12th, 2021

We have to remember the purpose of interventions are to teach self-compensatory skills, not to “fix” the kid.

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