Practical Strategies for Engagement

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning” – Diane Ackerman   Children aren’t the only ones who learn from playing and exploring; adults can benefit from these experiences as well. Right now, you may feel overwhelmed trying to come up with new ideas for keeping your community of learners excited, connected, and engaged. We Read More »
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Evenings Sustaining Responsive Classroom Momentum – Eastern Time

Sustaining momentum and change can be a challenge.  Many times teachers may start out strong and then lose steam both throughout the school day and the school year. Along the way, that…
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Evenings Improving Teacher and Student Language – Eastern Time

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…
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Evenings Connecting Morning Meeting to Academics – Eastern Time

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…
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Evenings Addressing Middle School Challenges – Eastern Time

In this one-day workshop for middle school teachers, participants will focus on their middle school students and the five major challenges that they face during adolescent development. The workshop offers an opportunity…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Eastern Time

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…
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Special Area Teachers – Eastern Time

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…
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Support Staff Working Together – Eastern Time

Students learn and grow best the adults in their community work together to support them. In this workshop, participants will learn how to apply Responsive Classroom principles and practices in non-classroom spaces,…
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Support Staff Working Together – Pacific Time

Students learn and grow best the adults in their community work together to support them. In this workshop, participants will learn how to apply Responsive Classroom principles and practices in non-classroom spaces,…
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Saturday Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Eastern Time

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…
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Saturday Improving Teacher and Student Language – Eastern Time

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…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Eastern Time

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…
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Building and Sustaining a Responsive School Culture for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning – Eastern Time

Establish a sustainable school culture that supports and inspires adults and students alike!  A positive school culture and climate are essential for successful academic, social, and emotional learning. While every person impacts the…
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Special Area Teachers – Eastern Time

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…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Saturday – Eastern Time

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…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Saturday – Pacific Time

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…
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Connecting Morning Meeting to Academics – Saturday – Eastern Time

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…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Eastern Time

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…
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Keep the Responsive Classroom Fire Burning

Teaching is not filling up a pail, it is lighting a fire. –William Butler Yeats   As you return to teaching after the winter break under circumstances that are still extremely challenging,…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Pacific Time

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…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Saturday – Eastern Time

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…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Eastern Time

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…
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Building and Sustaining a Responsive School Culture for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning – Eastern Time

Establish a sustainable school culture that supports and inspires adults and students alike!  A positive school culture and climate are essential for successful academic, social, and emotional learning. While every person impacts the…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Saturday – Central Time

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…
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Responding to Misbehavior – Saturday – Eastern Time

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. Deepen understanding about the Responsive Classroom approach…
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Special Area Teachers – Eastern Time

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…
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Introduction to Responsive Classroom – Saturday – Eastern Time

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…
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