Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that is deeply rooted in social-emotional learning and focused on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness. You will learn to create safe and joyful learning communities where every student can thrive—while helping your students develop strong social, emotional, and academic skills.
■ Learn and engage in energizers and interactive learning structures that can be used with students
■ Experience an Academic Choice lesson using The New Bird in Town and Charlie and the Octopus that can be adapted for any grade level
■ Plan an Interactive Modeling lesson, a role-play, and a Guided Discovery lesson to use with students
■ Map out your learning space to organize your classroom for success
■ Engage in planning workshops to create plans for implementation of Responsive Classroom practices
■ Reflect on your current teaching context and new content learned throughout the week
If you have any issues making the full payment or have general questions, please email Tova Rich.
For educators working in NYC Day Schools/ Yeshivot only.
CTLE credits are available upon request.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
PROOF OF VACCINATION AND BOOSTER IS REQUIRED FOR IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS.
Face masks remain critical to stopping the spread of COVID-19. We require all who attend these workshops to always wear a face mask over both the nose and mouth in office (e.g., in sessions, elevators, hallways, kitchens, restrooms etc.). If our policy changes at any time, we will notify you.
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About the presenter:
Mollie Bruhn is a consulting teacher for Center for Responsive Schools. She also teaches at Brooklyn Arbor Elementary School (PS 414) in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. She has been teaching in New York City since 2004 and has taught preschool, kindergarten, and second grade. Mollie has been nominated three times for the Big Apple Teaching Award and was a district finalist in 2018 and 2019. Mollie grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and eight-year-old son.