Bad Kids or Frequent Fliers? Interpreting a Narrow Window of Tolerance: Heather Forbes

The stress brought on by the pandemic has manifested in countless ways for everyone -- but plenary speaker Heather Forbes says that perhaps adults, educators and helping professionals now have a much…

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Should Educators Make Concessions for the Toughest Kids? Brian Mendler

Whether in general ed, special ed, self-contained or inclusion settings, educators inevitably face classroom power struggles. Plenary speaker Brian Mendler believes educators should seek to meet even the most difficult students halfway. https://youtu.be/SPcGOYjsC7Y…

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Pre-conceptualizing the Mood of Your School or Classroom: Baruti Kafele to Keynote Climate & Culture Forum in Atlanta

Advance Pricing Ends 9/30! There’s not much educators can do about the “vibe” outside their school, but the mood inside the school, says Keynoter Baruti Kafele, hinges primarily upon strong…

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“When Punishment & Coercion Don’t Help” – Mike Paget; School Discipline Conference Las Vegas

“Educators can slip into an unproductive pattern of coercion and punishment when faced with students who have shown a pattern of uncooperative actions or defiance.” Mike Paget says these students…

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Thank You Day; “Stand Tall Steve” Bollar to Keynote Climate & Culture Forum Las Vegas

Reuniting with students in-person mid-pandemic this year may be more nerve-racking than ever before. Affirming students (and staff) could be crucial to helping some interaction-starved stakeholders reconnect. https://youtu.be/gK-A09c30rw Watch "Stand…

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