What a nice holiday gift – our ASCD Express article, “A Relational Bank Account That Pays Dividends“, was selected to be featured in the ASCD “Best of 2016“. We are honored to be featured in this prestigious list, and thank […]
The Delaware County Daily Times ran another great piece about our SUPR Teacher program at the Upper Darby School District, titled “Good Feedback on Teacher-Student Relations Program in Upper Darby”.
We are fortunate to enjoy a guest blog post by Christopher Pugliese (firstname.lastname@example.org) who is the Director of Pupil Services at the Upper Darby School District.
Connecting with students, especially in a somewhat time-efficient manner, is always a challenge. As the new school year bursts out of the gate, teachers are often looking for ways to quickly begin forming meaningful relationships with their students. One of […]
A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of presenting at the 2016 conference of the PA Pupil Service Administrators (PAPSA) along with Christopher Pugliese of the Upper Darby School District, where we reviewed the challenges, successes, and lessons […]
The Daily Times ran a very nice piece about our SUPR Teacher program at the Upper Darby School District (UDSD), titled “Support Program Creating Positive Feedback in Upper Darby Schools.”
ASCD Express, which goes out to 165,000 education professionals, published an article I wrote together with Chris Pugliese, titled “A Relational Bank Account That Pays Dividends“.
A teacher we worked with asked: “What do I do when a student is out of his chair, and does not respond to my respectful redirections? Should I start threatening with punishments, since the student is being so disobedient?”
Think about the last person you interacted with. Ask yourself: If my relationship with that person is like a bank account, what is my account balance? Do I have a lot of credit with this person, or have I been […]
Oh, the power of well-timed, emphatic praise. Reinforcing good performance immediately and with great joy practically guarantees repeated attempts of the same performance. Mastering the art of praising enables teachers to inspire students easily and with very small time investment. […]