Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

By: Marcia L. Tate (author)Mixed Media

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This title demonstrates how teachers can increase students' academic achievement through proactive classroom management! Designed around the successful format of Marcia L. Tate's best-selling book "Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites" is a comprehensive multimedia presentation that offers staff developers all the materials they need to help novice and experienced teachers reduce classroom problems and cultivate a physical environment conducive to learning. Workshop leaders will be able to demonstrate how teachers can significantly improve learners' performance by developing a classroom management plan; delivering successful brain-compatible lessons; responding effectively to chronic behavior problems; and using easy-to-implement strategies such as constructive classroom conversations, classroom rituals, music and movement, lighting and humor. Featuring 20 practical and proven techniques, "Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development" provides: the companion book, "Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites", covering the critical elements of managing a brain-compatible classroom; a 70-minute, content-rich VHS video that features Marcia L. Tate discussing brain-friendly strategies and master teachers demonstrating research-based techniques in the classroom; a companion DVD with navigation menus and bullets for easy stop-and-search control of the video content; and, a step-by-step facilitator's guide that connects the core content of the book to the video/DVD and includes segment prompts, workshop outlines, extended workshop activities, key points, and discussion questions. This all-in-one package is indispensable for staff developers, principals, and district administrators conducting training on brain-friendly classroom management practices to improve student outcomes.

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About Author

Marcia L. Tate, EdD, is the former executive director of professional development for the DeKalb County School System, Decatur, Georgia and has been presenting to adult audiences for more than 25 years. During her 30-year career with the school district, she has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director. She received the Distinguished Staff Development Award for the State of Georgia, and her department was chosen to receive the Exemplary Program Award for the state. Marcia is currently an educational consultant and has taught more than 400,000 administrators, teachers, parents, and business and community leaders throughout the world. She is the author of the following seven bestsellers: Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain; "Sit & Get" Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain; Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Literacy Strategies that Engage the Brain; Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Techniques to Detour Around the Danger Zones; Mathematics Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Numeracy Strategies That Engage the Brain; Preparing Children for Success in School and in Life: 20 Ways to Increase Your Child's Brain Power; and Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain; as well as Social Studies Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain. Participants in her workshops refer to them as "some of the best ones they have ever experienced" since Marcia uses the 20 strategies outlined in her books to actively engage her audiences. Marcia received her bachelor's degree in psychology and elementary education from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her master's degree in remedial reading from the University of Michigan, her specialist degree in educational leadership from Georgia State University, and her doctorate in educational leadership from Clark Atlanta University. Spelman College awarded her the Apple Award for excellence in the field of education. Marcia is married to Tyrone Tate and is the proud mother of three children, Jennifer, Jessica, and Christopher, and is the doting grandmother of two granddaughters, Christian and Aidan Brooke, and three grandsons, Maxwell Connor, Aaron Bryan, and Roman Alexander.

Contents

About the Authors Introduction How to Use This Guide How to Use the Video/DVD Additional Resources for Facilitators Strategy-by-Strategy Study Guide: Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Techniques for Managing a Brain-Compatible Classroom by Marcia L. Tate Welcome and Workshop Starter Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Strategy 1: Be Proactive, Not Reactive Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 2: Expect the Best! Defining the Strategy Discussion Starters Workshop Activities Application Strategy 3: Understand the Symptoms Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 4: Light Up Their World Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 5: Let the Music Play Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 6: Color Their World Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 7: Stop and Smell the Roses Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 8: Create a Natural Environment Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 9: Keep Them Laughing Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 10: "Hook" Them In Defining the Strategy Discussion Starters Workshop Activities Application Strategy 11: Make Learning Relevant Defining the Strategy Discussion Starters Workshop Activities Application Strategy 12: Teach Your Rituals Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 13: Let Them Talk! Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 14: Let Them Move! Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 15: Accentuate the Positive Defining the Strategy Discussion Straters Workshop Activities Application Strategy 16: Celebrate Good Times, Come On! Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 17: Use Low-Profile Interventions Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 18: Deemphasize the Negative Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 19: Get Help With Chronic Behavior Challenges Video/DVD Clip and Summary Segment Activity Discussion Starters After the Video/DVD Workshop Activities Application Strategy 20: Solicit Parental Support Defining the Strategy Discussion Starters Workshop Activities Application References Overheads Overhead A: Mr. Bledsoe's Classroom Overhead B: Mrs. Dawson's Classrooom Overhead C: Today's Brain - How Different? Overhead D: Defining the Strategy - Be Proactive, Not Reactive Overhead E: Defining the Strategy - Expect the Best! Overhead F: Defining the Strategy - Light Up Their World Overhead G: Defining the Strategy - Let the Music Play Overhead H: Defining the Strategy - Color Their World Overhead I: Defining the Strategy - Stop and Smell the Roses Overhead J: Defining the Strategy - Create a Natural Environment Overhead K: Defining the Strategy - Keep Them Laughing Overhead L: Defining the Strategy - Get Help With Chronic Behavior Challenges Overhead M: Defining the Strategy - Let Them Talk! Overhead N: Defining the Strategy - Let Them Move! Overhead O: Defining the Strategy - Celebrate Good Times, Come On! Overhead P: Defining the Strategy - Use Low-Profile Interventions Overhead Q: Defining the Strategy - Deemphasize the Negative Overhead R: Defining the Strategy - Get Help With Chronic Behavior Challenges Sample Workshop Agendas Half-Day Workshop Agenda One-Day Workshop Agenda Two-Day Workshop Agenda Workshop Evaluation Form

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412969208
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • ID: 9781412969208
  • weight: 1270
  • ISBN10: 1412969204

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