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One Simple Strategy to Improve Behavior and Increase Engagement

One Simple Strategy to Improve Behavior and Increase Engagement

One Simple Strategy to Improve Behavior and Increase Engagement Do you occasionally have students with noncompliant behaviors that negatively affect the learning environment? Most teachers, therapists, and school staff would answer yes to this question. There can be “bad days” for any student resulting in an unproductive learning atmosphere affecting a students’ ability to stay focused and […]

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Free Reward Punch Cards

With the end of the school year, kids sometimes need a little motivation.  How about using these free reward punch cards.  After 10 punch holes for completing an activity or following the rules, the child wins a prize.  Download the free printables at http://yourtherapysource.com/freepunchcards.html Need cheap prize ideas?  Check out this previous blog post at http://yourtherapysource.com/blog1/2010/09/03/positive-reinforcement/

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Challenge of the Day – “Do This…” Instead of “No”

Are you up for the challenge of the day?  Can you go through an entire day of providing therapy only having a positive tone instead of a negative tone? How about as a parent?  Try spending all day avoiding the words “no”, “stop” or the phrase “don’t do that!”  Try replacing those phrases with positive […]