Category Archives: Professional Development

8 Ways Teachers Can Learn This Summer

By Andrew Hawk For many teachers, summer is a time to relax and recharge their batteries for the next school year. It is a time to reflect on the practices of the previous school year. There are many rumors and … Continue reading

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Assembling a Personal Board of Advisors

By Mariam G. MacGregor, author of the Everyday Leadership series.  When most people hear the phrase “board of advisors,” they probably think of school boards, a board of trustees, or a corporation’s board of advisors. Boards provide a vehicle for … Continue reading

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Restore the Peace: Implementing Restorative Justice in Schools

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., coauthor of The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior Restorative justice gained acceptance in schools as a response to the ineffectiveness of the zero tolerance policies districts often had in place when students … Continue reading

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Teacher-Tested Strategies for Your Behavior Intervention Toolbox

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., coauthor of The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior Every teacher should have a toolbox filled with their go-to strategies for managing the classroom and helping students be ready for activities. I have … Continue reading

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10 Truths About Behavior Management

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., coauthors of The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior I have been a teacher for students with emotional and behavioral disorders for many years. When I left college, I was armed with two … Continue reading

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