POSITIVE DISCIPLINE IN THE CLASSROOM STRATEGIES
Classroom management controls students from the outside. classroom leadership empowers students to control themselves from within.
Are you ready to stop “managing” students and learn tools for effective classroom leadership? Are you looking for a social emotional learning program that is woven into and consistent with your discipline program? Are you looking for ways to build a structure of trust and respect among school staff?
Positive Discipline can help!
Hundreds of schools use these amazingly effective strategies for restoring order and civility to today's turbulent classrooms. Now you too can use this philosophy as a foundation for fostering cooperation, problem-solving skills, and mutual respect in children. Imagine, instead of controlling behavior, you can be teaching; instead of confronting apathy, you will enjoy motivated, eager students!
Inside, you'll discover how to:
• Create a classroom climate that enhances academic learning.
• Use encouragement rather than praise and rewards.
• Instill valuable social skills and positive behavior through the use of class meetings.
• Understand the motivation behind students' behavior instead of looking for causes.
• And much more!
Location: 2 West End Lane, London, NW6 4NT
Fee: £525 Early Bird Discount - before January 30th, 2019 ; £575 thereafter
*Book 5 delegates and receive 1 FREE seat
Location: The American School in London
One Waverly Place, London NW8 0NP
*Book 5 delegates and receive 1 FREE seat
Options for Teachers
1. sign up for our classroom educator training
Learn how to provide parent education programs that are consistent with your classroom discipline programs - Parents, teachers, and childcare providers can work together to provide a secure, consistent environment for children.
2. sign up for our Parent educator training
Sign up for one of our 2-3 day workshops with a focus on teaching adults and students through experiential activities - Creating opportunity to practice new skills and to have fun learning by doing. LEARN MORE
Who Should attend
Teachers, Administrators, Professional Development Personnel, Counselors, community representatives, and anyone who works with young people in a school setting and wants to promote mutual respect and character development in students. Those who...
• Want an approach that significantly reduces discipline problems by teaching self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation, and problem-solving skills.
• Understand that the development of social-emotional learning, life-skills and character is as important as academics to help students be successful in school, in work, in the community, and in family relationships.
• Are interested in learning how non-punitive methods work best for long-range positive results with students, and who want a large toolbox of non- punitive methods.
• Understand motivations for misbehavior and how to respectfully encourage change in ways that eliminates most discipline problems.
• Be able to identify the four mistaken beliefs that lead to misbehavior.
• Learn how to encourage students and set limits using kindness and firmness at the same time.
• Learn tools to effectively lead a classroom based on cooperation and mutual respect instead of control.
• Learn how to teach students the Eight Building Blocks for effective class meetings.
• Learn how to teach life skills (self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation, problem solving etc) so that students can cooperate and learn successfully in the classroom.
• Learn a useful set of problem solving steps for really "tough" problems.
• Have a deeper understanding of human behavior and what motivates positive change.
• Have a set of resource materials for future reference.
In addition to this course, our Positive Discipline Associates offer whole school trainings and whole school follow-ups to give you continued educational support. Call for an associate near you.
what our partners are saying
"One of the most practical and relevant professional development experiences I have had, and ultimately crucial to creating a meaningful learning community within the contemporary classroom."
Grendon Haines, Counselor Harrow School in London.