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Building Trust in the Middle School Classroom

By Liz Bergren There is nothing more important than a safe, positive, nurturing classroom environment. Learning can only take place if students feel comfortable and safe in their learning spaces. Building trust and rapport among peers in the room as … 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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Tips for Quieting a Noisy Class

By Justin Ashley, author of The Balanced Teacher Path: How to Teach, Live, and Be Happy Whether you are a rookie or veteran teacher, you know that getting your students’ attention (and keeping it) can be the difference between a … 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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