Each year we offer four-day and one-day courses and workshops in locations worldwide. These courses are open to all K–8 educators, although some have prerequisite course requirements.


Four-Day Courses

Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary EducatorsResponsive Classroom Course for Elementary Educators $729
The Responsive Classroom approach to teaching emphasizes academic, social, and emotional growth in a strong school community. We believe that how children learn is as important as what they learn, and that academic success is inextricably tied to building social-emotional competencies. Read full course description →

Responsive Classroom Course for Middle School EducatorsResponsive Classroom Course for Middle School Educators $729
The Responsive Classroom Course for Middle School Educators is designed to empower educators to create a middle school experience that’s responsive to the developmental strengths and needs of every young adolescent, while helping students to develop the academic and social skills they need to be successful. Read full course description →

Responsive Classroom Advanced Course for Elementary Educators $729Responsive Classroom Advanced Course for Elementary Educators
With these advanced Responsive Classroom strategies you’ll discover ways to create a classroom environment that excites students about learning, challenges them to think creatively and critically, proactively promotes positive behavior, and decreases disruptions due to misbehavior. Read full course description →


One-Day Workshops

Introduction to Responsive Classroom for K-8 Educators $199Photograph by Jeff Woodward.
In this one-day introduction to the Responsive Classroom approach you’ll learn how Responsive Classroom practices help teachers to foster positive community, integrate academics with the teaching of social and emotional skills, and create the conditions for positive student behavior. Read full course description →

Responding to Misbehavior $249DSC_3917
We’ve all been there: power struggles, defiance, meltdowns—all those particularly thorny behaviors. Learn effective strategies for understanding, addressing, and reducing challenging behavior in the classroom. Read full course description →
 

Sustaining Responsive Classroom Momentum $229
Teachers are constantly guiding students through times of transition: transitioning from home into the classroom, transitioning between subjects and settings, transitioning back to school after a break. In this workshop, deepen your understanding of current Responsive Classroom practices that support change throughout the day and year. Read full course description →

Photograph by Jeff Woodward.Connecting Morning Meeting to Academics $249
You already use Morning Meeting to transition students into the school day and build your classroom community. Now, learn how to enhance this essential practice by examining how each of its four components can be used to teach both social skills and learning behaviors and how Morning Meeting can increase academic engagement and improve connection to and understanding of the core curriculum. Read full course description →

Photograph by Jeff Woodward.Special Area Teachers $229
Special area teachers face unique challenges—tasked with imparting expertise across grade levels, in small windows of time, often with an entire week between classes. You are also uniquely positioned to become experts in child development, supporting students as they grow and change year after year. Learn how core Responsive Classroom practices can be used to explore the opportunities and address the challenges of special area settings. Read full course description →

Strategies to Prevent Bullying $229
Bullying creeps into our classrooms like a weed. Learn how to spot it, stop it, and build a classroom rooted in community. Gain a deeper understanding of how key Responsive Classroom strategies create an inclusive environment to prevent bullying and dive into new strategies that support students working together.  Read full course description →

Improving Teacher and Student Language $229
Words are the foundation on which teaching, learning, and relationships are built. This workshop gives you the opportunity to assess, reflect upon, and improve both teacher and student language in your classroom in order to deepen academic engagement and learning. Read full course description →

Photograph by Jeff Woodward.Support Staff Working Together $229
Students learn and grow best when the adults in their community work together to support them. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to apply Responsive Classroom principles and practices in non-classroom environments, such as the cafeteria, after-school programs, and the bus, in order to create consistency between adult actions and student expectations throughout the day. Read full course description →

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