December can be a hard month in the classroom. With all the celebrations and stress of the season, you might find the children are misbehaving more. Here are 7 strategies that help you make it through the holidays with your sanity still intact.
#1 Slow Down.
The first strategy is to slow everything down. Leave extra time for your transitions and resist the urge to move kids along faster. Read More
Most teachers have at least one child who seems to need attention all the time. These children often use inappropriate behavior in order to get attention throughout the day. I’ve put together a 5-minute training video that outlines my 4-step planning for helping attention-seeking children. Read More
Looking for ways to help distracted and hyperactive children? Research is showing that focusing and body control are skills that can be taught to young
children. One of the strategies we can use are social stories that are designed to directly teach such skills. Here are some of my favorite books that work like social stories to present these skills to children. Read More