If you are a teacher, you have most likely encountered situations where a parent has told you information of a sensitive matter that has left you with uncertainty in how to respond. You may feel uncomfortable, unsure of what to say, and at a loss...Read More
Preparing for the Parent-Teacher Conference At least once per year, you will be contacted by your child’s school inviting you in for a parent-teacher conference. For many, this is an exciting time to get an update on how your child is...Read More
Is there a difference? Well, actually, yes! It is very important for parents and teachers to understand the differences between tantrums and meltdowns. Although they can consist of similar behaviors like yelling, crying, hitting, spitting, or...Read More
You Can’t Take it Back: A visual approach to help your child understand the consequences of what they say!
Many young children are visual learners. Often times, when upset, kids will say things that they don’t really mean. (Ok, who are we kidding, some adults do this too!) Today I’d like to share with you two strategies to help provide...Read More
Sensory Processing Disorders in the Classroom Ask any preschool teacher what one of the most difficult aspects of their job is and 9 out of 10 times they are going to tell you it’s dealing with problem behaviors. When you have a child in...Read More
Understanding Positive Discipline in Schools Before we even address how this works, please understand that discipline is not punishment. Let me say that again, discipline is not punishment! These are two different concepts. Although having a...Read More