In the critical first weeks of school, teachers need a special set of practices to make a good first impression and get the new school year off to a great start.
It is is a tough act. Teachers must start relationships with new students, communicate classroom protocols and expectations, introduce their classroom management style, lead students in creating a positive community of learners and guide them toward serious academic work while balancing their unfamiliar social and emotional needs.
Would you like some last-minute coaching for your teachers on how to get a great start in these pivotal first weeks?
Here is a special opportunity for teachers to review and refine their practices with Mike Anderson, author of The First Six Weeks of School. In this motivational webinar, Mike will share many strategies for addressing the social and emotional needs of students with getting a quick start on serious academic work.
- Early professional learning session at school
- Getting together in groups at one teacher’s home
- Each teacher views individually from home at scheduled time
- On own schedule with online recording (we email you a link to the online recording the next day!)
- Practical strategies to teach discipline and set students up for success with routines and behavior
- Ideas and suggestions for handling disruptive behavior at the start of the year
- Fresh ideas for helping students get to know each other and work together effectively
- Connect with families early–Suggestions for how best to connect with your families
- How to support your own personal health and balance in these exciting but stressful early weeks
- Key ideas, educational theories, resources and research to guide your practices at the beginning of the school year (drawing from the work of Abraham Maslow, John Hattie, Lev Vygotsky, Carol Dweck, and more