Hunger, tiredness, being overwhelmed, sensory overload, not getting their way are all ingredients in the recipe for a meltdown. You know what that is…we’ve all experienced it. Crying (sobbing actually), falling to the floor, refusal to comply, screaming, thrashing with maybe a side of aggression. What to do? I heard a speaker once talk about… Continue reading M is for Meltdown!
If you are having non-compliance challenges, first assess the situation and try to determine why the non-compliance is occurring. See last week’s post, “B is for Behavior” for a better understanding of assessing behavior. Sometimes, after you know the cause, getting a change in behavior is a quick fix. Sometimes, it is not. The next… Continue reading C is for Compliance
Achieving positive behavior and compliance is woven into everything we do, for without it children are unable to learn. Not a day goes by that I don’t deal with some sort of behavior that interferes with my teaching. The goal is to swiftly assess the cause (known as the ‘function of the behavior’ in some… Continue reading B is for Behavior