Your head is brimming with plans and ideas for the school year. You and your team work hard to make real progress toward your goals of significantly improving the quality of education in your school or district. But, you face one especially frustrating obstacle–resistant teachers.
How do you best handle teachers who doubt, naysay and criticize new initiatives, deflating the budding enthusiasm of others in the process?
Join Jim Knight, a renowned coach of coaches, for a webinar that will help you step away from all the emotions resistant teachers stir up so that you can better understand them and work with them. Jim will help you understand how your actions raise or decrease resistance. Learn what you can do to create relationships with oppositional teachers that make it easier for them to move in a new direction.
This insightful webinar will feature video vignettes illustrating why teachers resist adopting new practices and how administrators and coaches work with them to overcome their resistance.
- What causes resistance ?
- The 6 biggest reasons for teacher resistance
- Simple truths of helping
- Strategies anyone can use to decrease resistance
- The most common self-destructive things schools do to increase resistance
- What research can teach us about resistance