Teaching Our Youth

                 "Stronger Teams Meeting Students' Needs"
 
 
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Would you like to.... Better understand children, improve academic performance, discover motivational secrets, help students stay on task, learn new classroom management techniques, reduce stress, increase productivity, enhance your teaching ability, encourage self-esteem in students, raise your own self-confidence, build cooperative teams between parents, teachers and students, work with your children rather than against them, develop personal accountability in students, guide students in the process of developing a life plan?? Well... this book will help you do all of that, as well as help you to focus on the two key ingredients of life: learning and growing! This book will get Parents, Teachers and Students all working together to achieve the same goals!!

Staff Meetings

 
These staff workshops are 1.5 hours in length.
Each workshop is designed to provide immediate application of strategies and skills to reduce stress, increase instruction time and academic performance. 

  • "Predictable Patterns to Increase Productivity"
                    Solving the People Puzzle
  • "Connecting with Challenging Students"
  • "Calming the Chaos"
  • "Roots of Under Achievement  -
           Causes and Lasting Solutions"
"No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship."

Dr. James Comer

"Predictable Patterns to Increase Productivity"
Solving the People Puzzle


Staff will be able to:


Learn about different personalities based on "pace" and "priority.

  • Identify and recognize the motives and drives of our staff and students.
  • Value individual strengths of all personality, learning and teaching styles.
  • Enhance your ability to connect, communicate and teach common core content more effectively by understanding predictable behavior patterns.
  • Increase on-task instruction time.

"Connecting with Challenging Students"
Risk, Challenge and Success

Research clearly shows that the primary element contributing to success with challenging kids is a positive relationship between the child and the adult.


Staff will be able to:

  • Develop positive, cooperative relationships with the most difficult students and their parents to improve academic achievement.
  • Neutralize arguing and avoid power struggles while setting limits with challenging students to increase on task instruction time.

"Calming the Chaos"
Preventative Classroom Interventions

Are you driving to school hoping everyone behaves so you can have a good day and get some teaching done?
                         "Prevention is better than detention."

Staff will be able to:
  • Identify specific interventions designed to prevent disruptive behavior and allow more instruction time.
  • Use Delayed or Anticipatory Consequences.  
  • Share control through choices within limits.
  • Learn Five Steps for helping students own and solve their own problems.

"Roots of Under-Achievement"
Causes and Lasting Solutions

How can we motivate apathetic, under achieving students? In this session we will take a look at the causes and solutions to repair the thought process in the under achieving student to move them on to believing that they have what it takes to succeed.

Staff will be able to:
  • Understanding beliefs that shape achieving and under achieving behavior.
  • Identify Four Steps to creating healthy beliefs about achievement.
  • Develop solutions and interventions to solve the underachiever problem.
  • Empower your students self esteem to believe they can succeed.
For a price proposal and discuss your session objectives with us, contact Teaching Our Youth by phone or email.

(734) 547-8502


karen@teachingouryouth.com 
mark@teachingouryouth.com