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Day One Agenda:

8:00- 8:30 am Registration 

8:30 am -12:00 pm
Maintain a keen and calm mindset for classroom management
- Nullify challenges swiftly, positively, and gracefully by learning to "read your room".
- Detect and correct classroom problems without interrupting instruction.
- Learn to avoid accidentally agitating students by violating their personal space.
- Appear confident yet comforting to your students.
Effectively arrange and design the classroom environment
- Learn the "teaching power position" and understand where you should and should not be.
- Position yourself in the classroom to eliminate student challenges.
- Keep your students focused on classroom priorities.
- Learn fifteen POWERFUL desk arrangements, from traditional to unorthodox.
- Learn how to teach-toTM and enforce rules and procedures.
- Transform "unsocialized" kids into top classroom performers.
- Teach students to behave appropriately in class and in social settings.
Zoom through your lesson plans & master standards like never before
- Teach students to peacefully coexist in your classroom.
- Teach students to make the best use of their time and listen attentively.


12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch (on your own)


1:15 - 3:30 pm
Firmly but fairly carry out disciplinary actions
- Eliminate multiple warnings and repeated requests. Ask once and get what you want.
- Prevent minor and major challenges from wasting important teaching time.
- Teach every student with confidence and success.
- Meet challenges head-on with respect, power, and poise.
Build and maintain strong student and teacher relationships
- Connect with noncompliant students and prevent meltdowns.
- Reach at-risk children and turn them into productive classroom members.
- Energize apathetic students and have them work harder.
- Reach every student, every day....and much more!
- Skillfully face the out of control student: learn five immediate steps to regain classroom control.
- Say good-bye to classroom management approaches that make more work for you, the teacher.
- Be the boss. Earn respect. Command center stage.
- Wipe out misbehavior. Increase positive behavior.
- Never again waste valuable teaching time on matters of discipline! 

Leave Day 1 equipped with easy-to-implement classroom management strategies that will raise your students' scores.

Optional Day 2 Agenda:
 
8:00- 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast (provided)

8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Make the connection between differentiated instruction and student engagement and motivation
- Clarify your understanding of what differentiated instruction is and isn't.
- Learn the pillars of differentiated instruction.
- Assess which components of student engagement and motivation would be most valuable to focus upon.
- Understand how multiple intelligences and learning modalities impact student engagement.
Gain tools for promoting positive feelings in the classroom
- Explore ways to bring more of yourself into the classroom.
- Use movement to stimulate positive affect and deepen understanding.
- Learn fun strategies to ask for and respond to student feedback.
Discover strategies for stimulating attention and interest
- Keep students on their toes with a variety of randomization techniques.
- Capture students' attention and lead them to deeper levels of understanding through specific questioning techniques.
- Rediscover storytelling as a way to draw students into learning.

12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch (on your own)

1:15 - 3:30 pm
Design lessons that are high on the "meaningful and relevant" meter
- Guide students to make personal connections to key concepts.
- Use a fresh approach to visual images to stimulate interest and engagement.
- Encourage input from everyone with brainstorming.
Help students build confidence and self-efficacy
- Prepare kids to respond on demand and under pressure.
- Learn safe, fun ways for students to show what they know.
...and much more!
- Reach students you've never reached before.
- Facilitate deeper levels of understanding and learning.
- Be better equipped to recognize and respond to individual needs and interests.
- Collaborate with your colleagues to enhance your learning and teaching effectiveness.
- Have more fun with your teaching!

Leave Day 2 with easy-to-implement differentiation strategies to address diverse learning needs and promote motivation and a desire to learn in all.