Words are the foundation on which teaching, learning, and relationships are built. This workshop gives participants the opportunity to assess, reflect upon, and improve both teacher and student language in their classroom, in order to deepen academic engagement and learning.

  • Improve and build upon previously learned Responsive Classroom teacher language skills, especially the use of reinforcing and reminding language
  • Use envisioning language to aid in student growth
  • Assess their current level of teacher language proficiency
  • Develop a plan for improvement based on students’ competency in core speaking and listening skills using Interactive Modeling and Morning Meeting

Prerequisite: Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Educators (RCC-E) or Responsive Classroom Course for Middle School Educators (RCC-M)
Resources Include: Communication Strategies that Work Resource Book, The Power of Our Words, and The Language of Learning
Who Should Attend this Workshop: K-8 educators who are interested in deepening their understanding around language use and its impact on the classroom.

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