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Evenings Addressing Middle School Challenges – Eastern Time

December 15 - 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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 to take a detailed look at The Responsive Advisory Meeting Book and to learn about one of the seven purposes of Responsive Advisory Meeting and how it can be utilized to meet the critical needs of students.

Key Highlights:

The Addressing Middle School Challenges workshop focuses on key aspects of the Responsive Classroom approach to create a unique learning experience for middle-level educators. Each participant will:

  • Examine specific challenges that, according to extensive research, are unique to the middle school students that we teach, such as:
    • Academic Challenges
    • Self-Esteem Challenges
    • Fitting-In Challenges
    • Peer Pressure
    • Disappointment/Rejection
  • Deepen their understanding about the reflect and recalibrate purpose of the Responsive Advisory Meeting to see how it can help address these challenges and more.
  • Examine the role and responsibilities of the RAM teacher.


6:45: Log on to Zoom 
The workshop runs from 7 pm – 9 pm for three consecutive evenings


Interactive and Engaging Features

  • Community building activities that educators can use with students
  • Informative presentations and video viewing segments, between 5-10 minutes each, followed by an opportunity to interact with the whole group and in small groups
  • Independent learning opportunities using resources shipped directly to participants
  • Reflection time throughout the day
  • Break-out sessions within Zoom for small group work and collaborative conversations

Prerequisite: 4-day Responsive Classroom Course for Middle School Educators

Resources include:  Addressing Middle School Challenges Resource Book, The Responsive Advisory Meeting Book

How to register:

  • Pay by credit card: (Visa or MasterCard) Enter ticket quantity below then add to cart—payment and attendee details will be requested at checkout.
  • Pay by purchase order or check: Download our registration form. Follow the instructions on the form and submit it via email, our online submission form, mail, or fax.
  • Pay by Credit Memo:  Download our registration form. Follow the instructions on the form and submit it via email, our online submission form, mail, or fax. If your credit on the account doesn’t cover the full amount due, please provide additional payment for the remaining balance via credit card, purchase order, or check.


Special Notice:
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the scheduling of an in-person training for this site. Therefore, your registration is to guarantee a spot in the robust and engaging virtual learning experience prepared for this same week using Zoom platform. All course materials will be shipped directly to you. For any questions about this process, you may email us at [email protected]


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December 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
December 17, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
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