Tips & Tricks :: Non-Color-Coded Behavior Management

Recently, I wrote a post detailing my dislike for those color-coded behavior clip charts that dominate the land of Pinterest and teacher blogs. Sure, they’re cute, they’re easy, and they change behavior, but they also undermine respect and dignity, humiliate students, … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Colorful Behavior Management Charts

Ok…so the title of this post is probably misleading…but please don’t throw anything. Hear me out! Really, I should call it “Why A Little Part of me Wants to Die Every Time I See One of Those Colored Behavior Clip … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Using Creativity to Help Others!

One of the biggest obstacles I first faced when becoming a school social worker was that I literally started with office supplies and 2 books that my internship supervisor gave me. One of the schools I first worked in had … Continue reading

New Product :: Striped Digital Backgrounds

If you’ve been looking for a way to spice up some of your TeachersPayTeachers or homemade classroom activities, check out my new Striped Background Bundle!  It includes 66 different backgrounds in PNG format, so they can be scaled to fit any sized project. … Continue reading

New Product :: Escape from Anger Volcano Game

I am so excited to share this new product with you all. Recently, I’ve really gotten into making social-emotional games like my Social Skills Land and Social Superstar Games. My students love playing them all and I’ve found that they’ve … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Autism

This summer, I’ve writing a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry will describe the disorder, give practical strategies for improving success at school, … Continue reading

Review :: Erin Condren Life Planner 2013

Last year, I ordered my first Erin Condren Life Planner. I loved it so much that I convinced a few of my coworkers to get one too and wrote a review about it here as well. This year, I found … Continue reading