Learning allows a student to modify his or her behavior to suit a situation and to be more successful – academically and behaviorally.  The classroom management seminar provides a very powerful format for you to follow to develop your own lesson plans for rules and procedures. Teaching to rules, procedures and expectations will help your students learn all of the skills they will need to be successful in your classroom.

Successful teachers devote a great deal of time during the first few weeks of school to the careful teaching of rules and routines. Instead of telling and posting, they teach and practice crucial classroom routines just as they would academics.  Teacher expectations for appropriately following through on procedures and routines lays the foundation for the structured environment all children need to learn and all teachers need to teach.  Teaching to rules and procedures will set the stage for structure in your classroom.  It directly teaches students HOW to be successful in your classroom and enable you to hold students accountable for what you have taught them to do!

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Classroom Benefits for Administrators

 Frequent office referrals erode a teacher’s credibility with students.  Our strategies:

  • Reduce referrals by helping teachers take care of their own discipline problems in a fair, mutually respectful manner.
  • Empowering teachers and free the office to deal with other important building matters
  • Promote clear boundaries of tolerance and promote proactive, positive learning environments
  • Raise achievement scores by reducing lost instruction time.

This training is not a “program” but rather a philosophy on how to treat students with dignity and receive the same back.  You will find overwhelming staff/student/parent buy-in of the evidence-based strategies presented!

Teachers will know...

...how to detect and correct classroom problems without stopping teaching.

...how to avoid power struggles.

...how to set effective limits.

...how to arrange and design the classroom environment for maximum performance (including 15 powerful desk arrangements from traditional to unorthodox).

...how to teach students to behave appropriately in class and in social settings.

...how to zoom through the curriculum like never before.

...how to firmly but fairly carry out disciplinary actions.

...how to NEVER again give multiple warnings or repeated requests!

...how to build and maintain trust with challenging children.

...how to reach at-risk children and turn them into productive classroom members.

If schools were permitted to have just one training, this is the one!

This training will help to raise test scores for your students, decrease discipline challenges, and improve classroom rapport. You will learn how to meet students where they are and lead them where they need to be, capture attention, and promote deeper learning.