"Jack tells me that lots of kids are doing way worse things, but you ignore them and pick on him."
"Are you saying Mandy is a liar?"
"As far as I know, three kids did the same thing, yet Ben was the only one punished! Is that fair!"
"Really? We have no problems with her...Read More.
Spring vacation is just around the corner, and the dreaded state tests are inching ever closer. It is a time of year when you may be running out of ideas, patience and energy, and so is everyone around you (or so it seems). You have gone through three different behavior plans, but Madison is...Read More.
Early in the school year, Mr. Spriggs asked me to sit in on a conference with his most challenging student. Jon rarely participated appropriately in class, instead drawing attention to himself by "accidentally" dropping books, suddenly having coughing spells and loudly expelling air from either...Read More.
Many parents and teachers are at a loss about what to say and how to reassure their kids after the horrific, "unspeakable" events at Read More.
Mrs. Nelson is teaching a lesson when she notices Mason's head on his desk with distracting noises coming from him. She cruises his way while still teaching, leans in as she nears him and quietly reminds him to sit up and stop making noises. As she walks away and resumes teaching, Mason mumbles...Read More.