Educator Programs by Chick Moorman
The Teacher Talk Advantage - Training Opportunities
Features effective ways of talking to students that enhance self-esteem, stimulate learning, and encourage autonomy. Increases a teacher's ability to deal with typical daily situations and problems faced by all teachers while communicating and expecting respect. Includes the 10 best/10 worst things you can say to your students. Intended to give enough Teacher Talk information so educators can see the advantage in scheduling further training and skill development in this topic.
This six-hour presentation helps an entire staff develop shared cognitions, a mutual language, and Teacher Talk techniques that can be implemented uniformly throughout the school. It is designed to help staff become skilled at defusing and handling anger, using effective praise, communicating expectations, and holding students accountable without wounding their spirit. Verbal skills that greatly reduce inappropriate behaviors, encourage difficult-to-motivate students, and teach respect and responsibility are included. This one-day seminar equips staff with the skills necessary to return to the classroom with an important and positive advantage when working with their students.
Three-Day Staff Training
Includes more material than the one-day session, more skill practice, and debriefing of the previous session. This training can occur in three back-to-back days or be spread out throughout the year. Includes a price break for multiple days.
Underachieving students often fail to turn in assignments. They fail to attend class regularly, fail to build positive relationships, and fail to steer clear of self-defeating behaviors. Underachievers fail to find meaning in school work, fail to ask for help, and fail to see the connection between effort, success, and failure.
Failure hurts. Failure encourages impulses to escape, attack, cheat, withdraw, distract, and give up.
Yes, there are only 3 discipline strategies you will ever need. They will help you…
The three skill-based strategies presented in this seminar are The One-Minute Behavior Modifier, The Dynamic Discipline Equation, and The Positive Anger Explosion. They are practical techniques that parents and teachers can put to use immediately.
This session will leave your teachers feeling proud to be a professional educator. It will celebrate the Spirit Whisperer energy that exists within every person working with young people today.
This keynote will rejuvenate your staff. It will show them a vision of an educational system that doesn’t perceive failure, that grants dignity without it needing to be earned, that holds the student in a state of grace even as appropriate consequences are implemented.
Chick will help your teachers lift their eyes, their hearts, and their own spirits to see and remember again what is possible when the main purpose of education becomes the creation of who we are and what we choose to be.
Teachers will learn how to decrease discipline problems and increase motivation for learning. This seminar offers a skill-based approach to using effective Teacher talk that will encourage self-responsible behaviors, self-motivation, and increased effort on the part of students.
Teachers will learn the verbal skills necessary to:
Do you notice disrespectful, unself-responsible behaviors in students at your school? Are you hearing an increase in put-downs, sarcastic remarks, and rude suggestions? Have you seen students acting, talking, and thinking like victims, without taking responsibility for their own behavior?
If so, then this seminar is for you!
Respect and Responsibility don’t just happen. Not by luck, magic, or because you put a few character education posters in the hall and held an assembly to pass out awards to students of the month. Respect and Responsibility only occur in schools where the entire staff sets out to create them with intentionality, skills and a unified attitude.
At this seminar, your staff will learn to create a classroom atmosphere that models and invites Respect and Responsibility. Included are techniques for defining, teaching and debriefing respect issues so that students internalize the concepts. Skills to encourage self-responsibility and respond effectively to counter-productive behaviors are also included to help teachers react confidently.
This workshop is skill-based, practical, and can be put to use immediately to get your students choosing responsible, respectful behaviors.
This seminar is specifically designed to help educators diagnose and prescribe interventions for students who demonstrate evidence of low self-esteem in any of the four areas: Connectiveness, Uniqueness, Personal Power, and Mental Models. Participants will be given quick and accurate tools to help in their diagnosis, helpful techniques to relates to students with specific weaknesses, and proven strategies to combat those weaknesses.
Participants will learn: