Consequences That Teach Better Behavior (Instead of Punish)
This post is full of my ideas for effective consequences that actually teach BETTER BEHAVIOR than simply punish a child for a discipline problem!
50+ De-escalation Strategies
Over 50 free de-escalation strategies to help when kids and young adults become argumentative or show aggression
Creating a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
special education, behavior, behavior plans, BIPs, writing a behavior plan
Share This With All the Schools, Please
A few weeks ago, I went into Chase’s class for tutoring.I'd emailed Chase’s teacher one evening and said, “Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you’re sending home is math - ...
Bullying Scoot Game
Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to teach your students the difference between bullying, conflict, and a mean moment? In this scoot game, your students will travel around the room as they look at 30 scenarios and decide whether they describe bullying, conflict, or a mean moment. This activ...
Simple Calm Down Techniques For Children
Birmingham based mommy blog that focuses on parenting, autism advocacy, and life in general. It follows the journey of blogger Crystal and her family.
Time to Think: Using Restorative Questions
When challenging behavior: What happened? What were you thinking of at the time? What have you thought about since? Who has been affected by what you have done? In what way have they been affected? What do you think you need to do to make things righ...
When a Student Drops the F-Bomb: Dealing With Cursing in the Classroom
When a Student Drops the F-Bomb: Dealing With Cursing in the Classroom. For some teachers, cursing in the classroom is a no-go. Others choose to accept it and move on. See opinions from experienced teachers on both sides. #teaching #education #careertips #classroommanagement
MINDFULNESS BREATHING EXERCISES: Classroom Management Mindfulness Coping Skills
BREATHING EXERCISES for YOUR TRAUMA SENSITIVE CLASSROOM, CALM CORNER, DISTANCE LEARNING or HOMEThe Breathing Exercises for Kids Book, Task Cards, Mindfulness Brain Breaks and Posters is now also in Google Slides™ for distance learning social emotional learning support. These exercises will help br...
How To Handle Disrespectful Students Who Don't Know They're Being Disrespectful
This was a great article on helping kids understand what it means to be disrespectful.
Montessori at home: Why we don’t force kids to say ‘I’m sorry’
How do you teach children how to really make amends, see what they did wrong and have empathy for others?