Archive for June, 2019

3 Questions to Help You Manage Aggression in Classrooms

There’s an unfortunate reality about teaching that you’ll eventually comes across: you’ll eventually end up angry at one of your students or your students will be angry or aggressive towards you. It’s hard to  know how to manage aggression we might have towards students who aren’t behaving in class. We might feel ridiculed, disrespected, not listened […]

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Who Are Tough Kids and Why Are They Hard to Handle?

As a teacher, you’ve likely encountered your fair share of difficult students. Students have all sorts of different behaviors and personalities. Some are aggressive, others are reserved, some never follow rules, while others listen to everything. Just the same, you’ve likely come across some tough kids. Your tough kids are students in your class that frequently […]

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Why is Digital Citizenship Not Required to Graduate?

I have been asking this question for a few years now. I wish someone told me I could possibly not get a job or get fired from my current job because of my digital footprint. I had to figure that out on my own, luckily not the hard way. As it turns out, over 80% […]

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Essentials of Teaching Writing in Grades PK-2 with Matt Glover

Join us for a 2-Day workshop with Matt Glover to discover the Essentials of Teaching Writing in Grades PK-2 Day 1 Nurturing Young Writers Young children are capable of incredible thinking, which can be seen in their writing when they see themselves as …

LifeSkills Radio Ep.6 Challenging Behavior

Managing Challenging Behavior

In this episode, host Jennifer Russell explores challenging classroom behavior: how it can leave you exhausted, the causes behind it, and how to better manage challenging classroom behavior. Audio Transcripts Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russel:  Hey, everybody! Welcome to LifeSkills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and today’s podcast is going to be […]

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LifeSkills Radio Ep.3: Evidence Based Practices

Evidence Based Practices

In this episode, host Jennifer Russell explores Evidence Based Practices, or EBPs, that can transform your classroom. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russell:Hey everybody, you’re listening to Life Skills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and today we’re going to be spending a little bit of time talking about some evidence based […]

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LifeSkills Radio Ep.4 Transition Planning

Lifeskills Transition Planning

In this episode host Jennifer Russell and education specialist, and transition expert, Elizabeth Danner, discuss the importance of transition planning for lifeskills teachers. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russel:             Hey everybody, welcome to LifeSkills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and today I am delighted to have our very own Elizabeth Danner. […]

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Life Skills Radio Ep.05: Teacher Burnout and Self-Care

Lifeskills Self-Care and Teacher Burnout

In this episode, host Jennifer Russell and guest Darcy Schiller discuss teacher burnout: how to avoid it, and the importance of self-care for special education teachers. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript. Jennifer Russell:Hey, everybody. You’re listening to LifeSkills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and joining me today is fellow Region 13 education […]

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Lifeskills Radio Episode 2: First Year Adventures in Teaching

First Year Adventures in Teaching

In this episode host Jennifer Russell talks with Katy Adams, educational specialist in PPCD, and Elizabeth Danner, Transition Specialist, as they discuss their first year adventures in teaching, navigating professional relationships, planning their lessons, and tears, oh so many tears. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russell:Hey everybody. Welcome to LifeSkills Radio. I’m […]

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STARting off the School Year Right with Conscious Discipline – July 9th

Conscious Discipline is a comprehensive, trauma-informed, self-regulation approach that integrates social-emotional learning into academics, promotes character education and creates a positive school climate. This all happens by changing our perception…

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