How to Teach Problem-Solving

How on earth do you teach problem-solving??? I’ve never found a resource thorough but flexible enough for any situation.  I’ve created a “Problem-Solving Workbook” to guide you through teaching this complicated skill, but here is an in-depth look at how I teach students to...

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Purple and Orange Thoughts: Part 3

Welcome to the third and final post on my purple and orange thoughts system.  To review,  I put purple thoughts  (puff balls) in my brain (small, clear fish bowl) each time a student does something expected and orange thoughts (puff balls) for unexpected behaviors.  The “expected” and “unexpected” concepts are from Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking® curriculum.  This system...

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