1703 North Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
Tel: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday
Local to the D.C. area: 1-703-578-9600
Toll-free from U.S. and Canada: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
All other countries: (International Access Code) + 1-703-578-9600
Based on Baruti Kafele’s ASCD book of the same name, this empowering, introspective workshop takes teachers on a self-reflective journey designed to challenge them to think deeply about their current practices relative to how they inspire classroom excellence. Kafele’s 50 questions and penetrating insights reveal how teachers can
· Inspire students of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to strive for academic excellence
· Develop strong relationships with students, their parents, and the greater community.
· Address the challenges and promises presented by millennial learners.
· Boost motivation and excitement about teaching despite entrenched obstacles and daily frustrations.
Teachers will discover numerous ideas for strengthening their practice and investing in student success. This workshop is indispensable for teachers who want to give their absolute best in the classroom at all times and under all circumstances. Topics include the attitude of the teacher, student motivation, classroom climate and culture, building relationships, classroom instruction, cultural responsiveness, teacher accountability, planning and organization, professional development, and parental engagement.