Teaching how to prioritize problems

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Teaching how to prioritize problems
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Fri, 02-19-2010 - 12:43pm

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Fri, 02-19-2010 - 10:09pm

Hmmm... Good question.

I'm thinking some kind of visual thing?

Maybe a chart with a color-coded system, say with frowny faces and a corresponding color, so blue is a little bit mad, purple is medium mad and red is "you're in big trouble, Missy" -or whatever system/ colors work. Then you can point at the chart and let her know where you stand.

I was initially thinking a traffic light system, but I don't think that has enough colors to cover the range. Maybe that will work to start the concept, and you can build on it?

Make sure you include a "not angry" in there because I know my kids will often think I am mad when I am not (or often think I am mad at *them* when I am mad at something else).

That's all I've got. Sorry.

-Paula

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-Paula

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Fri, 02-19-2010 - 10:40pm

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Mon, 02-22-2010 - 4:00pm

Nathan does this too.

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Tue, 02-23-2010 - 4:10pm

You just described my children LR.