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

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Overview

Demonstrate how teachers can increase students’ academic achievement through proactive classroom management!

Designed around the successful format of Marcia L. Tate's bestseller, this comprehensive multimedia presentation offers staff developers all the materials needed 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 to 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
  • Humor

Includes: VHS Videotape (70 min.), DVD, Facilitator's Guide, Companion Book

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412969208
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/15/2008
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 12.20 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Marcia L. Tate, Ed D, is the former executive director of professional development for the De Kalb 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.

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Table of 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

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