Participants will focus on 5 strands of Teach Like a Champion practices to support establishing a positive culture. Establishing a positive culture can be delivered at any point throughout the school year but is most effective for summer professional development sessions. Modules include Compliance You Can See, Firm-Calm Finesse, Least Invasive Intervention, Positive Precise Praise and Systems and Routines.
Use Doug Lemov's Teaching Like a Champion highly effective strategies to learn techniques to check for understanding and develop a complete understanding using intentional questioning. Participants will also learn the skill of Cold Call to keep all students accountable, No Opt-Out to implement high expectations for all learners, and Wait Time to allow for students to ponder and develop answers. Each piece can be a stand-alone 1-hour workshop as well: Checks for Understanding, Wait Time, No Opt-Out & Right is Right, and Cold Call.
Participants will learn instructional strategies designed to promote cooperation and communication in the classroom, boost students' confidence and retain their interest in lessons.
Do you work with a challenging student or two? Explore best practices that help transform your students from disengaged and challenging to engaged and productive.