Our interactive, engaging, and thoughtfully designed four-day Responsive Classroom courses prepare educators to create optimal learning environments where students can develop the academic, social, and emotional skills needed for success both in and out of school.
The Elementary Advanced Course and Middle School Advanced Course are offered VIRTUALLY on four Saturdays: January 21, January 28, February 4, and February 11. All classes will run from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EASTERN TIME on each of the event dates.
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Suitable for educators of grades K–6; Prerequisite: Responsive Classroom Elementary Core Course
Deepen your knowledge and strengthen your implementation of the Responsive Classroom approach in this advanced interactive four-day course. Refine familiar strategies and practices while learning and expanding upon new ones. Learn how to effectively apply the approach with individual students, your class, and the school community as you:
- Use rubrics to assess your current practices and focus your learning for the course
- Craft plans for new practices such as class meetings and problem-solving conferences
- Apply Interactive Modeling and role-play to nonclassroom spaces
- Target academic competencies with lessons from The Language of Learning
- Compile plans for Responsive Classroom practices into a portfolio for future use
All materials are included: the course resource book, The Joyful Classroom, Teaching Self-Discipline
Suitable for educators of grades 5–8; Prerequisite: Responsive Classroom Middle School Core Course
Expand and strengthen your knowledge of the Responsive Classroom approach for middle school in this advanced interactive four-day course. You will be introduced to new methods and strategies for supporting students’ social, emotional, and academic needs. Unpack and connect to your current approach as you:
- Build upon core Responsive Classroom middle school practices, including Responsive Advisory Meetings, SMART goals, and logical consequences
- Discover new strategies for connecting with students and their families
- Learn proactive steps for dealing with difficult issues like toxic stress and cyberbullying
- Develop self-reflective practices using portions of the Responsive Classroom Assessment Tool for Middle School Teachers
All materials are included: the course resource book, Seeing the Good in Students