Tag: praise the positive

Praise the Positive

Last week I gave you an example of someone who was amazing at maintaining their composure during a child’s acting out for negative attention. I mentioned that many times, it is advisable to ignore the negative behavior if it is intentionally attention seeking. Although, I also added that the child must be safe, so if…
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Maintaining Composure

I wanted to share a story of what I consider to be an amazing ability of maintaining composure… I was a substitute in a special needs Pre-K class. They have “quiet time” when we hope the children will sleep. A few of them like to use this time to act up, until their behavior becomes…
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