Caltha Crowe


I have nearly forty years of experience teaching elementary school children and twenty years of experience mentoring new teachers. As a Responsive Classroom consulting teacher, I give workshops and coach educators on using the Responsive Classroom approach.

I'm the author of three books: Sammy and His Behavior Problems (NEFC 2010), Solving Thorny Behavior Problems (NEFC 2009), and How to Bullyproof Your Classroom.


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My Blog Posts

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December 05, 2012
December 04, 2012
October 11, 2012

My Blog Comments

December 19, 2013
I am so struck by Matt Miller's statement that an inclusive climate where children feel safe and...
October 26, 2013
Thanks for writing, Candace. Yes, I do think it can work both ways. In the story, Brian (the "...
February 13, 2013
Hi Shannon, I think it is so cool that some of your students borrowed Wonder from the library after...
January 10, 2013
Hi Paul,Your plan builds on research that a lot of bullying is older children bullying younger...
January 08, 2013
Hi Lesley, I was so moved to hear about your experiences reading Wonder to your students. Auggie is...
October 15, 2012
I know what you mean. I also find that one a challenge too. I once saw and heard a colleague wince...
October 11, 2012
It really is those little things, isn't it? Greeting the children as they get off the bus, checking...
July 24, 2012
Melissa, I totally agree with you about overburdened teachers. Teachers work so hard. It's also...
July 06, 2012
Dear Elizabeth,This is such an example of how we're all in this together, isn't it? When parents,...
May 09, 2012
Jim, What you say is so true. We educators are often unaware of the mean and destructive behaviors...