Managing Class Conduct Non-Verbally

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By Daniel A. Domenech/School Administrator, April 2018   CLASSROOM CIVILITY can depend greatly on classroom management. Those of us who have spent time in the classroom fully recognize that little learning will take place in an out-of-control classroom. In “The Key to Classroom Management” article in Educational Leadership (September 2003), Robert Marzano says research has shown us that “teachers’ actions in their classrooms …

Stories Out Loud – “Silence Speaks”

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Our friend Peter Dhu over at Corporate Communication Experts shares his journey from being an elective mute to coaching others on communication and public speaking. Be inspired. I know we were. “For much of his life, Peter chose to be silent. It could take him one minute to say one word. Peter developed a deep fear of speaking. This story …

The Effectiveness of Non-verbal Skills on Students

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Can we motivate students through non-verbal communication? Master of Arts thesis extract by Dirk Lagerwaard (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain) In this extract, Dirk details the results that were found when Michael’s non-verbal skills were applied by teachers in secondary schools. The student’s level of engagement and motivation were evaluated against the non-verbal language used by the teachers. Eight skills were observed: Pause, Frozen Hand …

Adoption Now

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A graduate of Michael Grinder’s UK’s Group Mastery program, Helen Oakwater, an adoptive parent, NLP Coach and Trainer, adopted a pre-school sibling group in the early 1990s and has first-hand knowledge of living with ‘the child who hurts’. Her knowledge and perspectives are borne from her own personal journey, membership of adoption panels, books, numerous training courses and other adopters. …

How can he be so rude…?

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Our friends at GLD Associates in the  UK had this great article in their most recent newsletter. They have graciously allowed me to share with all of you. by Graham Willson and Hazelann Lorkins GLD Training Associates gldassociates.co.uk Sarah was enjoying her new customer services role in the organisation where she’d worked for a number of years.  There was only one …

Professional Learning Community

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By Dr. Kendall Zoller A commentary on Michael Grinder’s model. This slide is from a keynote I delivered at the California Mathematics and Science Partnership Fall Conference in Sacramento. The keynote, Forging Partnerships: Tools for building collaborative groups, proposed to link the works of DuFour, Garmston and Wellman, Grinder, and Zoller & Landry to show the macro and micro models …

Michael Grinder is the Master of Non-Verbals

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Gabi Dolke, Michael’s German translator, describes Michael’s strengths and her experiences with his work. “Reading” a person’s traits and finding out about his or her strengths and liabilities is one of his easier tasks. “Reading” a group and conducting ‘Group Wizardry’ through the Art and Science of Non-verbal Communication is his daily masterpiece. His extraordinary work from teaching and observing …

Eye and Hand Co-ordination: More Than Child’s Play

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By Toy Odiakosa — www.ela-consulting.com A child’s lessons in eye and hand co-ordination (“EHC”) may be a cute developmental activity, but are there applications in business?  I recently asked myself—where are my eyes during my favorite game of golf, tennis, skiing.  If, like many people, your eyes look where the player is looking then the below could be interesting. This …

Attitude Adjusters

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Interesting article on classroom management in the Portland Tribune March 25, 2008, written by Jennifer Anderson. Read up on how some Portland schools have tackled behavior problems with new ideas. Excerpt Fourteen-year-old Micah Mitchell isn’t proud of his behavior at school over the past few years. He’s acted up in class, talked back to teachers and the principal, and in general …