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6 PD HOURS

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11/03/2020

9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Saxons Training Facilities Level 6, 500 Collins Street, Melbourne

All teaching and support staff of Boys K – Y12

$315.36 + GST

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Boys Behaving Badly? Behaviour management for difficult to teach male students

Boys are overrepresented in behaviour management issues by well over factors of five to one, they disrupt more classes, are sent to the office more, are much more likely to be injured and in trouble and they also tend to dominate discussions about autism and ADHD. This highly practical workshop looks at –

  • Setting up a classroom that tackles common behavioural issue proactively
  • Responding well to negative behaviours including how to use humour and creativity
  • Developing classroom skill when faced with negative groups of boys
  • Developing good follow through to keep negative behaviour as isolated as possible
  • Creating school responses that support positive boy’s engagement
  • Making problem-solving part of the consequences of disruptive and disrespectful behaviour and
  • Using student buy in to help solve repeated misbehaviours

This workshop demonstrates how effective discipline on a daily basis enables teachers to become multi-talented educators who enable boys to be better by –

  • Planning for physical movement when learning
  • Training boys to be aware impulsive behaviour and learn to use think time
  • Organising boys learning in sequential steps with minimal multitasking
  • Ensuring the sensory experiences that boys need to learn well
  • Providing the extra time to memorise written material
  • Minimising classroom distractions

Greg Mitchell is highly regarded presenter, with a wealth of teaching experience who demonstrates the techniques he knows work with boys, he has mountain of great resources plus you will receive a copy of his book “The Behaviour Ambulance” which is brimming full of practical techniques that you can use immediately.

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Greg Mitchell

Greg Mitchell is an established and highly sought after consultant who works with teachers, parents and administrators where it counts… in schools and in classrooms. He regularly teaches in classrooms in primary and secondary schools all over Australia demonstrating the changes that really work. Greg is an exceptional presenter with the ability to connect with educators, to challenge them and provide many practical strategies that work! Great knowledge, practical, dynamic and very entertaining!

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Hear from teachers who have attended a Critical Agendas Event

The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!

Susan Snooks

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

Liberty Hatzidimitriou

Loved the passion of the Presenters

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Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

Inspirational Speakers –  the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms

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