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 and take away strategies that help both teachers and students stay motivated and focused during especially challenging or tricky times.
- Create positive beginnings within the first six weeks of school and Morning Meetings
- Finesse core practices like Morning Meeting, quiet time, and Closing Circle to anchor the school day and promote engaged learning
- Explore developmentally appropriate strategies to help your class adapt to big and small changes midday and midyear
- Learn methods for creating closure and preparing for focused finishes
Prerequisite: The Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Educators (RCC-E)
Resources Include: Focused Learning Beginning to End Resource Book
Who Should Attend this Workshop: K-6 educators who want to explore ways to support making effective transitions throughout the day and throughout the school year.