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Fight or Flight

In my last post I talked about the stress response and what happens in the brain during a stressful situation. Today I am going to talk a little more about fight-or-flight and what happens during a fight-or-flight response. 418 more words

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Be Prepared?

Our Morning Meeting began with reading and discussing an article about a student at the age of 9 who is also the youngest student at a Californian college.  628 more words

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Tips for Conducting Effective Family Conferences

As an educator, parent interactions can be hard to approach. On one hand, family engagement in a child’s early education years is a key indicator in how successful he or she will be; however, if parents don’t feel the classroom is conducive to learning or feel displeased with classroom management strategies, it can be a challenge to keep parent teacher conferences positive. 255 more words

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Managing Student Behavior

Chapter 8 was full of ideas for classroom teachers to manage their students’ behavior, from transitions, to class rules, to forming groups. As I read I found a way I could transition my 1:1 student to the voc bus to Concord High School; I thought of a way to put his future goals in pictures; I even will use one of the ideas about forming groups for a women’s retreat I direct in January! 119 more words

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Teaching Kindness to Reduce Bullying

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

This morning, I came across this Edutopia blog post that ties nicely with our 6th grade class meeting from yesterday based on… 50 more words


New Classroom Rule: "Be About that Life"

One of the things I always do at the beginning of a school year in my Social Skills classes is have my students take part in the process of developing a set of classroom guidelines. 1,047 more words