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Defusing Refusing: Reaching and Teaching Students Who Display Resistant, Defiant, and Confrontational Behavior (Part 2 of 3)

By Tom McIntyre, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenges Part one of this post addressed the steps for developing a professional mindset. Achieving that mindset greatly increases the opportunities for success in working with students … Continue reading

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Defusing Refusing: Reaching and Teaching Students Who Display Resistant, Defiant, and Confrontational Behavior (Part 1 of 3)

By Tom McIntyre, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenges Few educators have received advanced training for working productively with contentious kids—those pupils whose behavior patterns include frequent and intense oppositional and argumentative outbursts. These episodes, … Continue reading

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Classroom Interventions and Modifications for Students with ADHD

By Rhoda Cummings, Ed.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with LD Children and adolescents with ADHD often present classroom challenges severe enough to interfere with their learning because of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity. Students with attention problems may have … Continue reading

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10 Ways Teachers Can Create a Positive Learning Environment

By Jonathan C. Erwin, M.A., author of The SEL Solution: Integrate Social and Emotional Learning into Your Curriculum and Build a Caring Climate for All There is a direct relationship between the kind of learning environment teachers create in their … Continue reading

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Every Discipline Issue Is a Learning Opportunity

By Jonathan C. Erwin, M.A., author of The School Climate Solution “Every discipline issue should be an educational experience for the student.” Hearing these words many years ago during a school district conference changed the way I perceived behavior management. … Continue reading

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