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This workshop presents the basic theory and practice of YCDI! Education as it relates to increasing student achievement, positive behaviour and wellbeing. Teachers will learn how to help develop student confidence, persistence, organisation, getting along and resilience as well as positive Attitudes (e.g. optimism, high frustration tolerance and self-acceptance). YCDI! Education training includes classroom and school-wide practices and the use of YCDI! student development curricula (YCDI! Early Childhood Program Achieve, 2nd Ed., NEW Program Achieve). Ideal for a school new to YCDI! Education or with new staff or staff needing a refresher in YCDI!
Designed for schools already trained in the basic practice of YCDI! Education and wishing to extend their YCDI! Education, this workshop will focus on how to develop students’ positive attitudes, eliminate negative attitudes and associated internal blockers (e.g., procrastination, anger, worry and feeling down).
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$1250 full day session$750 x 2 half-day sessions
The YCDI! Education facilitator workshop is conducted by Professor Michael Bernard, founder of You Can Do It! Education.
Over two days facilitators receive intensive training and support materials that will help them provide high-quality professional development and ongoing support for roles such as ‘Coach’, ‘Leader’ and ‘User’ of YCDI! Education.
The objective of this two-day workshop is to equip educators with the knowledge on the theory and practice of YCDI! Education. This knowledge can then be taken back to the educator’s school for successful program implementation and ongoing professional learning for their staff.
The facilitator workshop is a cost-effective way for schools to deliver their training to their teachers and to support sustainability and school-wide rollout of the YCDI! Education program.
This highly acclaimed half-day workshop presented at hundreds of primary and secondary schools and enjoyed by over 10,000 teachers is designed to promote self-awareness and self-management in the face of tough work situations and people. The Resilient Educator helps teachers and administrators develop the positive attitudes and social and emotional skills to perform at their best.
This workshop is an ideal experience for teachers to gain greater understanding and appreciation of the attitudes and social-emotional skills taught in YCDI! Education social-emotional learning curricula.
Step 1. Take Stock
Step 2. Take Control
Step 3. Take Action
This professional development workshop includes
This workshop designed for primary and lower secondary-level classroom teachers focuses on the integration of personal, social and learning attitudes and skills during the teaching of literacy and numeracy.
Goals of the AB4L Professional Development Program
Published research indicates that the AB4L teaching program strengthens students’ attitudes and social-emotional skills needed for engagement, cooperative learning, independent classwork and homework and leads to an improvement in reading comprehension of students in the lower 50% of achievement.
AB4L practices that teachers develop further
AB4L enables a student to
This workshop is designed to equip teachers of students in years 4 – 9 and mental health practitioners with the skills to present a five-session program intended to teach students ways to cope (self-talk, coping skills, practical steps to take) with different types of bullying (physical, verbal, isolation and cyber).
Recently published research has shown that this program has a powerful impact strengthening students’ cognitive and emotional responses to bullying.
The program consists of four lessons (the second lesson can take two class periods to present). Delivery of this course is flexible and can be taught to classroom-size groups of students or used with individual students who are currently being victimised by bullying. It includes four animated videos covering four elements
Part 1. Bullying and its impact
Part 2. Thinking makes it so
Part 3. Things to say and do
Part 4. Coping in action
Each of the four parts contains discussion topics, activities and a list of materials needed for running the group activities.
This program can be incorporated into school timetables. Alternatively, one session with students viewing the complete animated video program supplemented by activities drawn from the material in the teacher's guide. Participants gain experience in preparing and presenting program contents.
This program is presented by a YCDI! Education trainer to students to strengthen their social and emotional skills including positive attitudes that will help them to:
Presented by a YCDI! Education trainer, this program combines animated video, discussion topics and group activities, students learn rational self-talk and coping skills to deal with teasing, bullying and other forms of anti-social behaviour. They learn to use the following four-step strategy when faced with bullying:
At your school, a YCDI! Education Trainer can present a parent education session to groups of parents/caregivers of children of all ages. These engaging and informative presentations include handouts, discussion and interactive activities.
Schools are invited to select a presentation from the following list