Podcast

Consequences vs. Punishments with High School Students

Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey and special guest Steve Hummer Episode Summary Effective consequences, rather than ineffective punishments, are embedded in Conscious Discipline. Unlike punishment,...

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Father with Son

Conscious Discipline Consequences: FAQs and Common Scenarios

This is Part Three of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. If you missed it, catch up on Part One and Part Two. In Part One of this series,...

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The Three Types of Consequences and How to Give Them

This is Part Two of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. You can read Part One here and Part Three here.  In Part One of our consequences series,...

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Boy stealing candy

Why Conscious Discipline Consequences Work and Punishments Don’t (And How to Give Effective Consequences)

This is Part One of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. Read Part Two and Part Three for more information on effective consequences. Conscious Discipline offers solutions for...

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Behavior Intervention Strategies

Behavior Intervention Strategies That Work

Problem behavior is always a call for help. It is the child’s attempt to express the need to be taught new coping strategies to handle upset or disappointment safely....

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Tantrums

Manejo de Berrinches

No es fácil conservar la calma ante despliegues emocionales abruptos de otra persona, y menos cuando provienen de quienes amamos. Presenciar un berrinche nunca es fácil, y saber qué...

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Conflict Management: Seeing Conflict As an Opportunity to Teach and Learn

My eyes look up as I try to finish correcting students´ math quizzes. As a few of them wait in line to receive their feedback, I notice two students...

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CD for Parents: Teaching Children How to Follow Directions

Teaching children how to follow directions can be a frustrating endeavor. One reason is that we rarely break directions into a simple step-by-step process. Often, we rattle off directions...

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Mom Tricycle

CD for Parents: It’s Your Choice – Love or Fear

Do you ever wonder why you do certain things, like why do you reward yourself with a piece of cake or a new pair of shoes for being a...

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