Creating a Climate of Trust - Relationship, Relationship, Relationship - ok but why?
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People often ask me when I come into their schools to work with their students, how I can get a student to do what I request in such a short
What is humanity? A question to ponder as school violence, negative behaviour and mental health issu
A question to ponder as school Violence, negative behaviour and mental health issues increase.
Creating a Grateful Classroom.
Follow the steps in the image to begin creating a mindful, grateful classroom. This engagement offers students, even very young ones, the...
Managing Explosive Behaviours in Young Children.
I often hear that young children - preschool to kindergarten age are incapable of learning calming techniques, self-regulation and...
Consequences VS Punishment - Why Kids Need Consequences.
I grew up in a dysfunctional, sad, troubled home. Punishment for any perceived transgression was a way of life and taught me very early...
Why Kids in Crisis (Trauma) are not in a Place to Learn
Trauma kids live in the moment - we must be available to be there with them. As educators and support staff we often struggle with our...
The Symptom of Behaviour - Positive Reinforcement VS Bribery
Behaviour is never a child’s "fault" it is merely a “symptom” of life experience (trauma, poor role modelling) or the challenge of a...
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