November 4, 2019

Why commenting on children's work might be better than asking them questions

A common scenario

Some of the "lively" kids had finally settled into the assignment. It took them longer than their peers, and I had to use a handful of strategies to hel...

June 17, 2019

A highly effective teacher will implement proximity on a daily basis. One aspect of being a great teacher is that we are able to create classroom climates of respect, learning, and investigation.

April 23, 2019

In my opinion, the point of a behaviour intervention is to one day no longer need a behaviour intervention! All behaviour supports and interventions should work toward this end.

August 14, 2018

4 common sense ideas to begin using NOW!

Tricky behaviours can be the undoing of many-a-decent-teacher. We have all had "our moments" and can empathise with others who are having a tough time with their students; it can be hard to see the other side!...

May 31, 2018

I used to break things until I found something I was good at.

Angry Boys (Part 1)

When I was a kid, I used to break things. Most of the things I broke were made of glass. The noise of shattering glass proved to be a good reward for my efforts. Whether...

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