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Ep26 – Improve by Using Student Feedback (Star Wars / Star Trek Perspective): Featuring Kambar Khoshaba & Casey Roberts

Episode Highlights So often we talk about the best interests of our students without actually asking them what their best interests really are! Just like adults, kids also want their voices to be heard and used for making school improvements.

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Ep25 – The Impact of Neuroscience on Discipline

Episode Highlights Neuroscience, the study of how the brain works and its impact on behavior and cognitive functions, provides such an amazing opportunity to finally understand some new ways to help kids as they struggle with misconduct. A student’s surface

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Influence Behavior through Intentional Modeling using Social Learning

Our Response to Behavior Makes all the Difference When we treat kids like they are out to get us, it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. I think most of the times kids don’t really know why they do what they do

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Ep22 – What’s the Hurry? Checking your discipline speedometer

Episode Highlights A sense of urgency can be a good thing until it causes us to panic or make rash decisions. There is enormous pressure on teachers and administrators to solve discipline problems and immediately hand out consequences. Let’s talk

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Ep21 – Riding the School Resource Officer Roller Coaster: Featuring Adam Kelp

Episode Highlights When you think of a police officer in school, what comes to your mind? Scary situations and conflict? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way! Listen how one school resource officer completely flipped that expectation into one

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Ep16 – Preventative Management and Discipline: Featuring Dr. John Gratto

Episode Highlights Great leadership must start with effective management, which can lead into preventative discipline, ultimately being more present to deal with issues before they become massive problems. In this blog post and podcast episode, I’m excited to collaborate with Dr.

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Ep15 – Constructive, Not Critical: Featuring Jessica Cabeen

Episode Highlights It’s critical right now to be intentional in planning for this year since last year was so unstable and unpredictable. Many of our plans went by the wayside, so now is a great opportunity to think ahead at

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Ep9 – ADHD – Skills for Life, Not Just School: Featuring Elisha Bauss

Episode Highlights What does ADHD really mean for our students and how can we help kids help themselves for life, not just school?  In my conversation with Elisha, there were so many great takeaways for working with kids with ADHD and

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Ep8 – ADHD – Fighting Information & Task Overload

Episode Highlights There are scientific reasons why we have difficulties staying focused and getting stuff done. In this episode, I’ll be sharing a story of writing birthday cards for my staff and making connections to how many of our kids

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Ep7 – Subbing for Concurrent Teaching

Episode Highlights This episode reflects on my experience subbing for a teacher during concurrent learning. It opened my eyes to the challenges teachers face every day and how we need to continue to walk others’ paths to learn more from

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