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CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS

Workshops and Consulting Services from John Shindler, Ph.D

Creating a Functioning Collective
Developing a social contract/covenant, making rules and boundaries, creating consequences vs. punishments, building expectations that get internalized, effective ways to implement your contract.

Developing a “Success Culture”
Developing a psychology of success and self-esteem, examining the “socially constructed” reality in the classroom, teacher use of power, teacher-student interactions, creating healthy social frames, exploring expectations.

Effective Technical Management
Giving directions that get carried out, gaining and holding 100% attention, smooth transitions, ending and beginning the period effectively.

Making Sense of Motivational and Movement Psychology
Understanding why some classes “go somewhere” and some don’t, meeting students basic needs, examining the relationship between motivation and methodology.

Dealing with Difficult Students
Examining the Negative Identity Cycle, how to use Reality Therapy and student contracts effectively, negotiating power struggles in a win-win way.

Creating the 1-Style Class and Community within the Classroom
Provides a step-by-step process for creating a classroom defined by student self-direction. Examines what makes a classroom a community and how to get there.

Whole School Climate Assessment and Improvement

The Alliance for the Study of School Climate team will assist your school in one or more of the following processes:
1.     Making sense of your school’s level of climate and function
2.     Making a Plan for Improvement
3.     Implementing the Plan for Improvement

All services are negotiated based on the needs and goals of each school. See the School Climate page(link) for more information about products and serives.

Contact Dr. Shindler at:
www.calstatela.edu/faculty/jshindl
jshindl@calstatela.edu
323-343-5824


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