Yes, Kids Can Behave Differently at School Than at Home

Date: November 6th, 2021

Don’t give up on kids who have learned poor behaviors at home! TEACH them how to behave in school! Behaving differently in different environments is a skill that will stay with them for LIFE!

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Bad Advice on How to Treat People

Date: October 10th, 2021

In this video I share why I DISLIKE the popular classroom poster that says: “Treat People the Way You Want to be Treated.”

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Culture of Adults Dictates Culture of Kids!

Date: October 3rd, 2021

It’s not always about teaching SEL skills — sometimes it’s about MODELING SEL skills with our colleagues in front of our students. When we do this it is so powerful for our students.

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School Behavior: Kids from Tough Situations

Date: August 15th, 2021

Just because a kid has a tough life outside of school does NOT mean that they can’t behave in your classroom. Here’s why.

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Make NO Mean NO!!!

Date: August 1st, 2021

From the first day of school, you have to teach kids that when you say no it means NO. This will REALLY help with behaviors!

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Paras & Aides: What Your Job Is and Isn’t (imho)!

Date: July 11th, 2021

I’ve blown some paras’ minds when I’ve told them that their job is not making sure a kid’s paper gets done. If that’s not their job, what is?

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But My Mom Lets Me Swear At Home

Date: May 2nd, 2021

Ever have a kid who feels that since they are allowed to swear at home, they can swear at school? Frustrating, right? What can a teacher do about it in the classroom?

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Don’t BLURT and Regret: Teach Kids How

Date: December 13th, 2020

I like to use visual aids when teaching kids how to think BEFORE they speak, or type, something.

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Is ‘Camera Off’ Refusal?

Date: November 14th, 2020

Here are some things to consider when it comes to kids having their cameras on or off during remote learning.

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Q & A: Tardy Again!

Date: April 15th, 2020

Someone recently asked me about a video I did about a student who was always tardy… Here’s my response!

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