Changing Behaviors | Easy As A-B-C

Posted on Sat, 04/29/2017 - 10:39
Over the last several weeks we have spent a lot of time describing and defining behaviors. After all, our words and appearance and behaviors define us. People cannot see our intent nor can they hear what we are thinking. They can only see the things we do, hear the things we say, and observe the way we act.

Changing Behaviors: Reinforcements | Part 1

Posted on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 10:05
Part 4 of 7 in the ABCs of Behavior

Kids Having Kids

Posted on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:28

If You Can Read This...

Posted on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:53

Teaching Social Skills | The Pedagogical Quandary

Posted on Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:16
How do you teach social skills to a group of students lacking the basic social skills to sit, listen, participate, and learn? How do you get a kid to listen to you, a well-educated person that may or may not be of the same gender/race/socio-economic status as them?

Rules are Rules.

Posted on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 13:49
Parents and teachers alike understand that kids will misbehave. The best kid in the world will do something at some time that they should not have done. Part of being a kid is messing up, and part of being a parent and an educator is using these “mess ups” as teaching and thereby learning opportunities.

Face to Face: Anger

Posted on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:52
Anger is one of the most readily identifiable and easy to discern emotions we deal with each day. From being cut off in traffic to something going wrong at work to breaking your favorite glass – anger happens. We have read so much pop-psychology regarding anger that we have almost made it a bad word. It is as if people who are truly centered and enlightened will no longer get angry. This is not only wrong, it’s goofy.

The Key to Changing Behaviors

Posted on Thu, 03/27/2014 - 14:56
Some kids have good days and bad days. Chad seems to have good days and mad days. He has days when he wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and stays there. And today is one of those days. Everything is irritating Chad today. He doesn’t want to be in school. He doesn’t want to have to talk to people in class. He doesn’t want to walk the hallways in between classes. Today is definitely a mad day.