Choosing Your Battles
There will always be problems in the classroom, and sometimes you can’t work on all of them at once. How do you decide which issues to ignore till later?
Commanding Respect (Upper Grades)
In the upper grades, respect is tested in a new way as young people begin thinking on their own. We want them to choose to respect authority. We will discuss ways a teacher can command respect in thei... Read More
Gail Godwin says, “Good teaching is one fourth preparation and three fourths theater.” This class will look at the similarities between teachers and actors and discuss ways to improve our craft.
What are some cultures that you don’t want in your classroom? What are some that you do? What are some tips to start out the year in a way to encourage a positive classroom culture?
Disorder or Discipline
Is my classroom disordered or disciplined? Children naturally crave structure and discipline, yet something keeps them testing the limits and pushing against the guidelines. My reaction to this will d... Read More
All teachers face potential for great amounts of clutter in their classroom. In this workshop we will explore practical ways for a teacher to stay organized, efficient, and decluttered in their classr... Read More
Establishing Respect (Lower Grades)
A young child needs to have a proper foundation for respect established in the lower grades. Respect is a requirement in a christian school. What are the steps to establishing respect in our schoolroo... Read More
The Classroom Melting Pot
God made all these personalities and abilities that walked through your classroom door and into your heart. He is the one that will give you the wisdom and the recipe to make a delectable stew without... Read More
Winning and Losing Successfully
On the playground or in the classroom, students win and lose. How can we teach our students to be humble winners and graceful losers?
Conflict Resolution| Length : 8 | File type : Video
How should a teacher respond when a student challenges their authority in front of the class? What should a teacher do when they realized they've handled a situation poorly? Drawing on stories from h... Read More