The Better Behavior Blueprint Series
As the school year enters its third month, educators around the world are grappling with student behavior issues and challenges brought upon by the uncertainty of living through a pandemic. The events of the last 18 months have amplified many behavioral needs, leaving many educators feeling lost, confused, and wondering what they need to do to get students on track. the needs for students and teachers to feel love and belonging.
In this 3-part series, Greg Wolcott, author of the best-selling book Significant 72: Unleashing the Power of Relationships in Today’s Schools, will provide educators with a blueprint of practical strategies, tools, and ideas to not only better the behavior of our most challenging students, but create the relationships, routines, and rituals needed for all students to excel.
Behavior as Communication
During this session, Greg will share how the brain responds to incoming information and why students respond the way they do to what is happening in the classroom. He will share practical tools on how to begin transforming classroom environments so teachers can create the conditions for students to thrive.
Routines and Reinforcement
In this session, Greg will explain the importance of implementing consistent routines and rituals. He will discuss how we can prevent 90% of classroom behavior through our consistent actions. He will share the three must-have strategies in every teacher’s toolbox and a teacher-proven four-step process for behavior change.
What Do We Do When...
In this session, Greg will share ideas on how to handle the so-called “hard to handle’ student. Participants will explore ways to diagnose and understand extreme behaviors and how to develop individualized success plans. They will leave with tips and tools to provide our most challenging students with the supports needed to ensure classroom success.
“This course was fantastic! I can’t believe how many take-aways I had. I think all teachers should take this course- not only new teachers, but veterans. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”
Greg Wolcott currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning at Woodridge School District 68 in Woodridge, Illinois, a suburb 30 miles west of Chicago. As an educator in the Chicagoland area for over 20 years, Greg is passionate about developing opportunities for all students to succeed as well as finding ways for all teachers and staff members to utilize their strengths to maximize the learning of each and every child whom they interact with on a daily basis.Greg consults throughout the United States on a variety of subjects including adult learning, developing innovative practices in the classroom to engage all learners, formative assessment to drive instruction, response to instruction/intervention, and data usage for school improvement.