8 Important Manners Every Child Should Know
Practicing good manners teaches responsibility, and leads to respect. When people are polite, they feel good about themselves and others. 8 important manners are provided in this post, in addition to printables.
Inspire Children to Succeed with This Letter!
How can teachers inspire, encourage, and portray they really care about their students? How can parents break through to their own children in a way their child will understand? Use this inspiring letter to connect with children. Versatile and may be used as a Welcome Letter at Back to School or during other times.
How to Handle Challenging Behavior | Do you have a preschooler who just isn't listening? Does she refuse to do what you ask? Does he not follow your directions or throw a tantrum? In this post, I give hands on activities to approach for challenging behaviors such as building a connection and social stories. Click over to the post for more ways to deal with behavior or pin for later.
18 Best Comebacks for When Your Kid Says 'I Hate You'
I like this one : " My husband tells them (much more calmly than I can manage), "You don't hate me, you don't like what I am telling you. There is a big difference. I love you!". "
Child Nagging and Negotiating - End It With Three Simple Words
Is your child a persistent negotiator? Are you at your wits’ end trying to stop it? In this article I share the reasons why children nag and the three simple words to stop the negotiations. This strategy is effective for all children, no matter their needs or differences.
How to Handle A Student Who Yells At You
Recently, I received an email from a teacher who was yelled at by a student. Her class had been in the middle of a learning game, and everything was going smoothly. Or so she thought. The students were playing by the rules. They were having fun and enjoying each other. They were playing cooperatively. In
Desk Plates / Name Plates - Character Education & Chalkboard Theme
Use these house, chalkboard themed, character education, desk / name plates to teach character education and social skills, and to help children make good choices daily! Print & go PDF, editable PowerPoint, lined and non-lined versions are included. Adjust text box, size, color and font to you...
Classroom Management for Special Education Teachers
This series discusses how to plan for different Tiers of Classroom Management for Special Ed Teachers. Special educators often struggle with classroom management strategies for their students because of different behavior challenges that students with disabilities may have. Also included is a free behavior lesson planner to support with classroom management.
How to Engage Students in the First few Minutes
In the first 5 minutes, I can tell how a lesson is going to be received. Here are 5 tips for how to engage students at the start of the lesson.
Tips for Dealing with a Talkative Class - Not So Wimpy Teacher
I recently asked teachers on my Facebook page what their biggest classroom challenge was. At least half of the teachers responded that their biggest challenge was dealing with talkative students. I want to share my tips and strategies for dealing with a talkative class. Let me start by saying, there is NOT a simple and […]