The Busy Educator Audio Collection
The collection consists of 7 interviews. That’s over 15 hours of tips, strategies and advice for just $9.99 (that’s a 50% saving from our regular price of $19.97)!
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Dr. Gary S. Page is an author, award-winning educator and a general practice psychotherapist. Gary has taught all grades from primary, through junior, intermediate, and senior as well as college and university. He has even taught teachers! Gary has counselled hundreds of families, both in private practice and in his role as pastor.
In this interview, Gary answers the following questions:
1. How do I get students to respect me?
2. One of my students is constantly getting up out of her seat. No matter what I say or do she continues this behavior. How can I get her to sit down?
3. I teach high school. In the lunchroom, there always seems to be a few unruly students. How do I get them to settle down?
4. Last night I had to interview the parent. His first words to me were “well what has this [expletive deleted] done now?” I was stunned. Actually I wanted to tell the parent how well the son was doing. Now I can see why he had so much trouble in the past. How can I get parents to think differently about their son?
5. A student in my junior level class frequently takes things that doesn’t belong to her. How can I get her to stop this behavior?
6. One of my students dawdles with every task. He’s a very able student but unwilling to do much work. How can I put an end to this resistance and get him to do the quality work of which I know he is capable?
QUESTIONS REGARDING TEACHERS AND PARENTS:
7. How do I deal with an aggressive parent?
8. What do I say to a parent that is not providing support to their child?
9. How do I deal with a parent I don’t like?
10. How do I get a parent to work in partnership with the school?
11. How do I convince a parent to trust my judgment?
12. What do I say and how do I face a parent after I have had a difficult
or unpleasant encounter with them?
QUESTIONS REGARDING TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATION:
13. How do I get the administration to acknowledge and appreciate my
14. How do I get the administration to support me with a difficult issue
without being seen as incapable?
15. How do deal with a personality clash?
16. How do I convince the administration to let me do a new/different
17. I had a bad evaluation – now what do I do?
Laurie Moore Skillings, SCAC, ADHD Teen Coach
In this interview, Laurie answers the following questions:
1. What are the characteristics teachers should be looking for in students with major depressive disorder?
2. What are the characteristics teachers should be looking for in students with Tourette’s Syndrome?
3. What are the characteristics teachers should be looking for in students with OCD Obsessive Compulsory Disorder?
4. What are the characteristics teachers should be looking for in students with ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?
5. What are the characteristics teachers should be looking for in students with PDD Pervasive Development Disorder- Aspergers?
6. What are the characteristics teachers should be looking for in students with LD Learning Disorder?
7. What are the best ways to treat students with these disorders? (homework strategies, organization skills)
8. What does a teacher do if the student is disturbing the class and not respecting teacher instructions?
9. How can teachers prevent these students from having a “meltdown”?
Ruth Wells Author, Speaker and Workshop Instructor , M.S. is the Director and Founder of Youth Change Professional Development Workshops.
1. Since you’re a counselor, tell me what is the most critical thing that teachers aren’t taught in college about students’ emotional functioning?
2. What other areas are teachers expected to manage but universities don’t teach them how to do?
3. Give me an example of some of your most effective interventions to teach motivation.
4. Give me an example of what teachers need to know about managing the most unmanageable student, the conduct disorder.
5. What other areas of teacher training are omitted that you feel leaves teachers at a huge disadvantage in the classroom?
6. So what should universities be teaching teachers about working with students that they aren’t teaching now?
7. Some of your interventions are just so unusual and so forceful. Can you give us a sampling of some of your most popular interventions?
In this Back To School Teleseminar, teachers Marjan Glavac, Paul Jackson and Joe Martin spend an hour and a half answering the following teacher generated questions:
1. How can I effectively help special needs students in my classroom?
ESL, ADHD, ADD, Behavioural, Reading problems…
2. How do I balance my personal and professional lives?
3. How do I deal with cell phones and other electronic devices in my classroom?
4. What are some plans, processes and procedures that I can use to establish an atmosphere of “control” (i.e. discipline) in the classroom?
5. As a classroom teacher I feel guilty and responsible for students who can’t measure up to standardized tests. How might I approach this problem?
6. How can I motivate my students to work harder, take an interest, listen to me and work together…?
Adam Waxler, retired middle school teacher and adjunct professor, talks about the teacher hiring and interview process:
1. What type of experience do you have with teacher interviews? Why would you consider yourself an expert the subject?
2. What is your biggest “tip” for actually getting a teacher interview?
3. How important are resumes and cover letters in terms of getting the interview and actually getting the job itself?
4. What should one expect as when the sit down for an interview? What are the common procedures? Are most interview done by a committee/panel?
5. What are a couple of the most common questions you’ll hear at every interview?
6. What are some “tricks” to answering these questions?
7. How about the post-interview follow up? Is this really important?
Dr.Brian Walsh is a master practitioner of NLP, an acupuncture detoxification specialist, an EFT practitioner, and a clinical hypnotherapist.
In this interview, you will learn:
1. What is the best way to learn? How can someone remember more?
2. In your book, Unleashing Your Brilliance, you talk about things that inhibit learning.
What are some of these?
3. Do you have some tips for more effective learning, test taking and just getting assignments done?
4. Most teachers are aware of the fact that there are different learning styles. Care to expand on this?
5. Most school boards have to operate within a limited budget.
You can’t expect them to accommodate all learning styles, can you?
6. So, what is brain-friendly learning?
7. How do the conscious and sub-conscious interact during learning?
8. Some people believe that music is an unnecessary frill in school programs. Any comments?
9. You talk about the damaging things that some teachers say that actually cause harm. What are some of these?
10. You once said that traditional classrooms actually work against learning for some. Care to explain?
11. What is your take on the impact on learning of stress and emotions?
12. What can teachers do to enhance learning, given their limitations of the curriculum and expectations of their supervisors?
Mike Litman, author of #1 best selling book “Conversations with Millionaires” talks about:
1. Why should every student learn how to read in spite of their background?
2. What do you think teachers who are making a difference in the lives of their students every day should be teaching their students? What was missing when you were in high school/college?
3. What is the motivational lesson you share with students in your wife’s high school classes?
4. Tell us about the Mike Litman method of working and thinking small rather than big.
5. How can teachers get “unstuck” and out of a “rut”?
6. If someone is not happy where they are in life, why should they first look at how they spend their free time?
7. One of the biggest success principles you teach is: “You don’t have to get it right, you just have to get it going.” Talk about this and why you think it’s so important for ‘closet” perfectionist teachers like myself or anyone else listening to this.
8. Why is being passionate, loving what you do absolutely essential to success and happiness?
Rob Poulos founder of Zero to Hero Fitness. Find out about Rob’s “”7 Forbidden Secrets of Permanent Fat Loss and Fitness”:
1. How to create an environment inside your body that will almost magically and simultaneously burn fat, build muscle, strength and endurance all in just a few minutes per week.
2. A super secret that famous athletes and other successful people use to explode past their goals.
3. How to avoid several big age old mistakes you’re probably still making to cut years off your efforts.
4. Why you shouldn’t spend your life running on a treadmill to no where for lasting weight loss and fitness results; if fact you should avoid it like the plague.
5. Why diets don’t work; why following them can actually make you fatter and how to avoid this trap entirely.
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