Outwit Challenging Behavior: Last Best Strategies to Help Students Make a Breakaway
Speaker: Jeffrey Bensen
Step away from all the daily frustrations and get a fresh perspective on the kids who test you the most.Listen Now
How to Talk Effectively with Students: Speak the Language That Makes Them Feel Supported and Engaged
Speaker: Jenny Edwards
Jenny shares her powerful language tips for building positive relationships with students, deepening learning and exerting a positive influence on their lives.
Get Surprising Results with Underachieving Students by Addressing Executive Function Deficits
Speaker: Margaret Searle
The importance of executive function is often overlooked when it comes to academic performance and behavior issues in the classroom. Discover how you can identify and address executive function deficits early on before discouraged and frustrated students develop major behavior problems.
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What You Need to Know to Effectively Teach Your Students with ADHD or Executive Function Deficits
Speaker: Sandra Rief
Sandra’s recommended websites & resources (2015-2016)
Self-monitoring behavior log
Weekly behavior report
Student daily report
Steven’s daily report
Daily report for MS-HS
Homework tracking sheet
Teach Students How Their Brains Work: How Executive Function, Self-Regulation and Mindset Can Help Them Learn
Speaker: Kathleen Kryza
We are at an exciting time in education when we understand so much more about how the brain learns and what we can do to support students’ developing minds. Here’s how to share that information with students so that they can harness the powers of self-regulation, executive function and mindset.
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Bring Out the Best in Your Adolescents: Use Developmental Psychology to Unlock the Learning Potential of Grades 6-10 Students
Speaker: Karen Hume
Early adolescence is second only to the first two years of life for growth spurts and dynamic change in all areas of a child’s development–physical, social, emotional, moral and cognitive. Just as parents of toddlers need to be ever aware of developmental psychology to parent effectively, so do educators need a solid understanding of their adolescent students in order to support them in during this rich learning time.
25 Strategies to Reduce Challenging Behavior
Speakers: Peter J. Alter, Terrance M. Scott
Learn to head off challenging behaviors before they occur and to deal with them effectively when you can’t avoid them. The speakers’ strategies are grounded in the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) philosophy and approach.Listen Now