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2023 Classroom Management 

Introduction to Responsive Classroom Workshop
Virtual or Face to Face March 31st or  April 21st
What Is Responsive Classroom?

Responsive Classroom is a student-centered, social and emotional learning approach to teaching and discipline. It is comprised of a set of research, and evidence-based practices designed to create safe, joyful, and engaging classrooms and school communities for both students and teachers.

Introduction to Responsive Classroom Workshop Summary

 Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that’s deeply rooted in social-emotional learning and focused on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness.


You will learn how the approach uses practices and strategies for teaching and discipline that create the optimal learning conditions for students to develop the academic, social, and emotional skills they need to be successful in and out of school.

Key Features:
With the option of either face to face or online, you will develop an understanding of the Responsive Classroom approach through:


Considering the developmental characteristics of students

Establishing practices such as Responsive Advisory Meeting and Morning Meeting to build and nurture a positive, safe, and inclusive learning environment

Exploring the proactive practice of Interactive Modeling to support student success

Integrating interactive learning structures to support cognitive, social, and academic growth


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Dr. Hope Luster Calhoun 

Join the 2023 spring Classroom Management  Series 

Practical Management and Discipline: Techniques for Handling Tough, Challenging Students

June 8, 2023 Face-to-Face  $169

June 9, 2023 Virtual  $99

Course Objective/Goals

The strategies for dealing with challenging students' misbehavior, defusing potentially explosive situations, and holding problem-solving conferences to assist noncompliant students in accepting responsibility for their actions are all demonstrated in this session.

Teachers may have to deal with unruly, disrespectful, or non-compliant students even in well-run classrooms. You'll discover useful intervention techniques for dealing with off-task behavior that could persist in spite of a teacher's best efforts. You'll see teachers use a variety of tactics, such as verbal abuse and behaviors that are threatening or frightening, to deal with disruptive student conduct. In this session, we will identify positive strategies that will promote and empower all in the classroom.

You will learn how to:

  • Use a broad range of potent techniques to respectfully and successfully address a variety of student misbehavior.

  • Adapt treatments to best address students' intents and behaviors

  • Even in the face of blatantly inappropriate remarks and behavior, keep your composure and maintain control.

  • Avoid engaging in power conflicts or confrontations with other students who are out for retribution.

  • Collaborate effectively with difficult children to find solutions and transition to more responsible classroom behavior




Fostering Positive Behavior of Students Who Want Attention, Are Manipulative, and Present Difficulties

June 23, 2023 Face-to-Face  $169

June 24, 2023 Virtual   $99


Course Objective/Goals

Dr. Hope is an accomplished teacher, professor, and national presenter for this online course. Dr. Hope is interested in developing innovative ways to engage with students who have serious behavioral issues in order to enhance learning outcomes and offer all students help in the classroom. The primary topics covered in this course include de-escalation techniques, promoting positive conduct, and resolving difficult classroom situations. In her introduction to the courses, Dr. Hope provides the methods that she used to build a friendly, inclusive classroom for children who could or might not have behavioral difficulties. The course is brimming with suggestions for how to apply research in a setting with a range of behavioral difficulties. Dr. Hope provides a wealth of useful tips and tactics that have assisted her and educators all over the country in helping students refrain from using negative behavior and pick up more constructive ones.

You will learn how to:

  • Provide attention-seeking and manipulative pupils with a more welcoming and encouraging learning environment.

  • Employ required corrective discipline practices without using irrational or irrelevant penalties.

  • Using alternatives to greater force and control can prevent the escalation of power confrontations.

  • Teach pupils how to interact with others in order to help them develop appropriate behavior.

  • Reduce disruptive and attention-seeking conduct in your classroom.

  • Address and support students with the four categories of behavior in particular

  • Use relationships with students to resolve challenging disputes and promote a calmer classroom atmosphere




Effective Behavior Management Techniques for Inclusive Classes

July 6, 2023 Face-to-Face      $169

July 7, 2023 Virtual   $99

Course Objective/Goals

Although many educators firmly believe in inclusion, a strong belief system alone will not guarantee success. To handle the various learning requirements and behaviors of students, teachers need to use creative techniques and unique strategies to reach our young learners. You will learn a variety of strategies in this course that can be applied to both full classes of kids to establish productive classroom routines and procedures and to individuals to address specific behavioral difficulties.

This presentation will cover a variety of quick, practical strategies that have a beneficial effect on students' conduct in inclusive classrooms. The courses and activities are simple and affordable, based on reliable research, and acceptable for a wide range of student populations, including those with severe disabilities.

You will learn how to:

  • Engage kids in self-monitoring and self-improvement without using demeaning tactics

  • Use intermittent positive reinforcement in an effective and original manner to create positive classroom conduct

  • Improve the focus and attention of children who are easily distracted.

  • Use preventive methods as much as possible to reduce student disturbances.

  • Minimize student distractions with easy-to-use, fun tools and techniques.

  • Educate kids on effective methods for limiting impulsive bad conduct.

  • Use practical methods to implement major behavioral improvement in your educational setting.

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