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How to Change Johnny’s Bad Behavior

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If you’ve been teaching for a while, you have had Johnny in your class. If you’re a new or soon-to-be teacher, you will have Johnny in your class. It’s guaranteed. You know Johnny. He’s the student who just doesn’t care. He’s the one who will take every opportunity to make your day miserable. He talks […]

New Book: How to Have Amazing Classroom Management without Building Relationships

New Book: How to Have Amazing Classroom Management without Building Relationships

It’s a book of BLANK pages!             Yes! The pages are BLANK! Ask any amazing teacher. You can’t have amazing classroom management without making time to build positive relationships with your students. This is actually a real book. As I speak to new and soon-to-be teachers, one of the main […]

How Teachers can Learn from the Lady in the Iphone

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I was given the opportunity to attend an AVID conference last week in Palm Desert, CA. It was being held in a nice hotel, about 2 hours away from where I lived. I had never been there, so I was going to need directions. In the past, I would pull out a map or look […]

How to Have Amazing Success with THAT Student

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Every teacher has THAT student. You know who I’m talking about. It’s the one student who knows how to push your buttons. He has a way of taking you off your game, and when he’s absent, life is good. The only thing is that he’s never absent. You feel frustrated, because no matter what you […]