How To Make A Difference:Inspiring Students To Do Their Best
What you'll learn
- Achieve success in your classroom
- Discover the number one activity you can do to promote positive behavior in your class.
- Get parents on your side and how to use the information they give you to make you a better teacher for your students.
- The number one activity to do every day that will help your students be successful every day.
- Rules, procedures and routines to prevent your class from falling apart.
- Classroom teaching experience.
This course is for any teacher who wants to make a difference in their teaching career by inspiring their students to do their best.
Teaching is all about relationships. There is no teaching if there is no relationship between a teacher and students.
This course will teach you how to build trust, rapport and relationships with your students to inspire them to do their best in your class.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
■ Achieve success in your classroom
■ Use the “Know Yourself” technique to show you how to prevent your students from pushing your buttons and stressing you out. Once you master this technique, you will go a long way to handling your stress when teaching.
■ Discover the number one activity you can do to promote positive behavior in your class.
■ Get parents on your side and how to use the information they give you to make you a better teacher for your students.
And more specifically, here’s what you’ll get from the course:
How to prevent inappropriate behaviors before they begin.
The 3 questions that will help diffuse classroom problems that you encounter.
How to have students achieve success on their very first assignment.
The number one activity to do that will help your students be successful every day.
Rules, procedures and routines to prevent your class from falling apart.
I’m going to take you on a journey and show you my tips, tricks and strategies I used in 29 years of teaching so you can become a successful teacher. You will learn how to create a class you will enjoy teaching.
Who this course is for:
- This course is designed for classroom teachers, teachers on rotary (planning/prep coverage), substitute teachers, student teachers and education assistants.
- All teachers would benefit from the curriculum, but it is intended for 4th-8th grade teachers who want easy to implement solutions that work for successful classroom and behavior management.
- Teachers who really want to make a difference in the lives of their students.
Marjan Glavac is a best selling motivational author, engaging speaker and retired elementary classroom teacher with over 29 years of teaching experience.
He has taught inner city students, students with emotional/behavioral disorders, ESL, IEP and a lot of unmotivated students.
Marjan is a dynamic international speaker and workshop presenter having spoken to thousands of teachers. His customized keynotes have included the following topics: Chalk Board Lessons From The Digital Age; Going Beyond The Rainbow (Or How To Be A Great Teacher); Burn Bright or Burn Out - Motivating Teachers for Life and his newest keynote based on his book: Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference.
He is the author and co-author of 6 books:
The Busy Educator’s Guide To The World Wide Web 1st and 2nd Editions
How to Succeed as an Elementary Teacher: The Most Effective Classroom Management Strategies For Teachers With Tough And Challenging Students
Become an Effective Teacher in Minutes: Best Teaching Practices You Can Use Now (co-author)
The Complete Guide to Getting A Teaching Job: Land Your Dream Teaching Job (co-author)
How to Thrive and Survive in Your Classroom: Learn simple strategies to reduce stress, eliminate misbehavior and create your ideal class (co-author)
Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference
Marjan is also the creator of one of the Internet’s longest running free teacher newsletters: The Busy Educator Newsletter (1998). The newsletter has inspired thousands of teachers to become more effective in their classrooms. He is also the recipient of the following teacher awards:
The Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology.
The Roberta Bondar (first Canadian female astronaut) Award for Science and Technology.
The National Institute Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The Roy C. Hill Award for Educational Innovation.
A Certificate of Merit from TVO (Canadian equivalent to PBS USA)
Throughout his career, Marjan has used humor, story telling and unique teaching methods to motivate and engage his students. He’s accomplished this with lots of motivational activities. Some of his motivational activities include: egg drop projects dropped from the school rooftop, using chess concepts to teach and engage students about consequences, using shoes to teach personal accountability, encouraging students to make the curriculum come alive through role play and cooking to the dozens of telecommunications projects engaging students from K-University on every continent of the world.
His students have been motivated to learn by being involved in projects sponsored by Global SchoolNet Foundation, Kidlink, Academy One, CCCnet, AT&T Japan, Lycos and in the creation of the NewsOntario online newspaper project. His K-8 students have also participated in e-mail, travel buddy, research projects and polishing mirrors for the NASA Starshine project. His students have also been motivated by being filmed by TVO and Global's Kids-TV; featured in all local media - newspapers, TV, radio, as well as nationally in Reader's Digest, Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, Today's Parent, Home and Educational Computing and internationally on WGN and NPR radio, websites and dozens of student newspapers worldwide.
Marjan is a firm believer that: “There are no boundaries for the journeys of the mind." Every student, parent and teacher can be motivated and encouraged to achieve great journeys. His latest book Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference is a journey that he looks forward to sharing with fellow teachers and parents.