Unconditional Positive Regard (book)$39.95Add to cartView Cart
Relationships are at the heart of high-performing classrooms, and unconditional positive regard (UPR) is a key strategy used to develop strong, positive relationships. Bringing UPR into classrooms and schools will give teachers more time to teach and students more time to learn. The authors demonstrate how to build a classroom full of respect, empathic understanding, compassion, fairness, trust, patience, and self-control that are all key components of UPR and necessary for authentic, culturally responsive classrooms. The authors also provide doable strategies and activities to implement and nurture each of these components so the teachers can bring unconditional positive regard into their classrooms and the wider school community to enjoy high-performing classrooms.
Encouragement, Empowerment, and Excellence in Every Classroom (DVD)$449.95Add to cartView Cart
This DVD includes: All of the Self-Control strategies you have learned, which will help you “remain calm and respond right” every time. All of the seminar philosophy and strategies, which will help set you and your children up for peak performance. All of the rapport building philosophy and strategies which will help you establish connections with all children, even children who challenge, and which always pay big dividends to the classroom teacher. Also, classroom arrangement ideas! All of the seminar philosophy and strategies which will guarantee that you “stay out of the tornado” and never again find yourself giving multiple warnings and repeated requests. “All of the critically important “what if’s” asked by teachers from around America, and answered by a master educator.
Safety and Security Habits for Educators (book)$34.95Add to cartView Cart
Learn how to use strategies and habits described within this valuable volume to increase your safety and security readiness as well as to greatly improve your survival chances during critical incidents that could occur at your school or on your own personal time in your home or in public places.
Author, Eric Combs, examines the human psyche under stress, history and types of threats against schools, and strategies and habits to employ while creating a safer school campus WITHOUT creating a fearful place that looks more like a prison that a place of learning.
Eric identifies common threats to your own personal physical security as well as threats to you emanating from the digital world, and he offers you strategies and habits to reduce the possibility of you becoming a victim in either of these arenas.
Teachin’ The Blues Away (CD music)$17.95Add to cartView Cart
This is a music CD. Teachin’ The Blues Away lyrics were written for the classroom teacher and are riddled with tips, strategies, and ideas – mixed together with Blues music. Vocals are by John Carswell. John has played with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and Muddy Waters, to name just a few. It is unique in that we perform and have fun with you and at the same time we also teach you! We celebrate both the challenge and joy of teaching on this VERY UNIQUE product. There is nothing like it.
Differentiated Instruction Training Resource Manual (book)
100+ pages. This Resource Manual is given only to Differentiated Instruction participants at our trainings. WE DO NOT SELL THIS RESOURCE MANUAL TO THE GENERAL TEACHING PUBLIC. It is given to participants of our Differentiated Instruction seminars and at our on-site trainings conducted in schools and districts. This Resource Manual provides cutting edge ideas, strategies, tips, and easy-to-implement differentiation strategies to address diverse learning needs and promote motivation and a desire to learn in all.
Training Resource Manuals are not for sale online.
Differentiated Instruction: Engagement and Motivation in Every Classroom!$25.00Add to cartView Cart
Every teacher knows the frustration of trying to reach each student at that student’s appropriate level, just as every student knows the frustration of receiving a lesson that was too easy or too difficult. This book describes Differentiated Instruction strategies proven to make the most of every moment of teaching time and learning time in a way that is simple, fun, engaging, and motivating. These ideas will serve you as you further expand your students’ engagement opportunities and support your students in extending their self-motivation. Included are strategies to promote positive feelings, promote attention and interest, promote connectedness and relevancy, promote self-efficacy, and ideas on how to share these best practices with others!
Differentiated Instruction, Engagement and Motivation in Every Classroom (Audio Book)$39.95Add to cartView Cart
This audiobook provides cutting edge ideas, strategies, tips, and easy-to-implement differentiation strategies to address diverse learning needs and promote motivation and a desire to learn in all. Gain tools for promoting positive feelings in the classroom. Discover strategies for stimulating attention and interest. Design lessons that are high on the “meaningful and relevant” meter. Help students build confidence and self-efficacy.
Products, Projects, and Performances for the 21st Century Science Classroom, Differentiated Instruction for All (book)$39.95Add to cartView Cart
Learning science is exciting when differentiated instruction is used. Teachers need these 50 science projects, products, and performance lessons to help engage all learners successfully. Each lesson contains a rubric as well as critical thinking verbs that are specifically used in the lesson. Struggling students will come into class eager to learn if they know they are going to be involved in a hands-on activity that is relevant to their everyday world.
Products, Projects, and Performances for the 21st Century Social Studies Classroom, Differentiated Instruction for All (book)$39.95Add to cartView Cart
This book is a wonderful resource. Struggling students will come to class eager to learn new content if they know they are going to be involved in an exciting activity. They will love the hands-on activities contained in this book. It consists of 50 social studies lessons that make real life application and connect students to their world. In each lesson, a product, project, or performance is completed by each student. A rubric is provided for each lesson as well as the critical thinking verbs that are specifically used in the lesson. The book enables the implementation of differentiated instruction to help ensure successful learning.