Why You Should be Teaching Social Emotional Skills

Why You Should be Teaching Social Emotional Skills

Episode Summary

I have tried every behavior management system known to man.

Okay, that might be an exaggeration. But, I've tried a ton and chances are ... if you've been in the teaching world for a while, you've tried a lot of them too.

But, here is the thing....

We want children to do the right thing because they know it's the right thing to do.

Join me as we work through why we should be teaching social emotional skills in our classrooms.

Topics Discussed:

          Why typical behavior systems don't work

          What does work - Intrinsic Motivation

          How you can discover and teach the missing skills behind unwanted behaviors

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