Despite their good intentions, most teachers spend 80% of their time with 20% of their students. Learning how to maintain an effective classroom management strategy can help teachers maintain focus when faced with difficult, disruptive and disorderly students.

This workshop is intended for teachers who have students fitting this description: student who vie for control of your class, talk back, exhibit defiance, cannot pay attention and are oppositional. Hundreds of practical, proven strategies that work for the challenging student of today are presented and practiced.


Work smarter not harder   

Proactive and Paradoxical Response Styles   

Debrief scenario one

The Effective Management System 

Garden variety Difficult Students
Broken record
When to consequent

Frequent Flyers
Purposes of Misbehavior
How do you feel?
AngerEscalation curve              

The Big Time Challenging Student
Diagnosing misbehavior
Be the Behavior Detective

Schoolwide Supports
Crisis intervention teams

Behavior  Disorders

Disciplining Students with Special Needs


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Classroom Management