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WBT In-Person Conference (Northern Illinois)

Wednesday, August 10 9am -3pm (Central Time) Central

Come learn IN-PERSON from Executive Board members Sarah Meador and Stacey Byl. Training will be held just west of Rockford in northern Illinois.

During this session you'll learn about WBT by using WBT. You'll walk away with strategies from WBT 3.0 that you can implement in your classroom to increase motivation, build social skills, improve classroom management, and deepen critical thinking in any content. There will be whole group learning as well as breakout sessions for lower and upper grades.

Limited space, so please only register if you are positive you can attend. If you register and can no longer attend, log into Eventbrite and cancel your ticket so others can attend in your place.

*6 hour of PD Credits (Illinois) will be given at the end of the session.

Learn more here.

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Summer Training

Whole Brain Teaching trainers will be hosting sessions all summer long! Check back here every Friday to see sessions for the following week.

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Classroom Rules with Dawn MacGregor

Thursday , June 23, 9am Pacific/11am Central

This is a beginner session for any K-5th grade grade teacher wanting to learn more about the WBT Classroom Rules.  No prior WBT experience is required.

Magic Circle with Nancy Stoltenberg

Thursday , June 23, 12pm Pacific/2pm Central

This is an intermediate session for any K-5th grade grade teacher wanting to learn more about teaching WNt Brain Friendly Lessons.  Previous experience with the Magic Circle (class yes, mirror words, teach ok) is required. Participants should bring 5-10 index cards.

WBT Inclusive Social Skills with Laura Forehand

TWO SESSIONS:

Thursday, June 23, 11am Pacific/1pm Central and

Friday, June 24, 3pm Pacific/5pm Central

This is an intermediate session for any PreK-12th grade teacher wanting to learn how to provide possible accommodations for Fiver, Cherry Dice, and General Classroom Set up considerations. Knowledge of Fiver and Cheery Dice is recommended.

Micro-Stepping the Magic Circle with Megan Russel

Monday , June 27, 9am Pacific/11am Central

This is a beginner session for any lower elementary  teacher wanting to learn more about teaching using the Magic Circle, and specifically how to micro-step your students to success.  Previous experience with WBT is not required.

Advanced Magic Circle with Nancy Stoltenberg

Monday , June 27, 11am Pacific/1pm Central

This is an intermediate session for any K-5th grade teacher wanting to dive deeper into the Magic Circle. Participants should have previous knowledge of the Magic Circle (Class Yes, Mirror Words, Teach OK). Participants should bring 5-10 index cards.

Introduction to Wonder Words with Dawn MacGregor

Monday , June 27, 1pm Pacific/3pm Central

This is a beginner session for any K-5th grade teacher wanting to learn about the WBT strategy for critical thinking and questioning called Wonder Words. No previous WBT experience required.

Secrets of WBT Game Cards with Coach B.

Monday , June 27, 3pm Pacific/5pm Central

This is an intermediate session for any K-5th grade teacher wanting to learn about the WBT Game Cards to level up your Super Improver. Teachers should have already used Super Improver in the classroom, or attended a previous training session to learn about it.

Starting Super Improver with Joanna Willis

Tuesday, June 28, 9am Pacific/11am Central

This is a beginner session for any K-5th grade teacher wanting to learn about the WBT strategy for growth mindset to award improvement instead of attainment.  No previous WBT experience required.

Magic Circle with Accommodations with Laura Forehand

TWO SESSIONS:

Tuesday, June 28, 3pm Pacific/5pm Central and

Wednesday, June 29, 9am Pacific/11am Central

This is an intermediate session for any PreK-12th grade teacher wanting to learn how to  provide possible accommodations for Magic Circle and Classroom Set up considerations. Previous experience with Magic Circle is recommended but not required.

Classroom Rules PowerUps with Suzanne St. Laurent

Tuesday, June 28, 9am Pacific/6pm Central

This is an intermediate session for any PreK-2nd grade teacher that has already  been using WBT classroom rules or has attended a prior Classroom Rules training. This session will take the rules in your classroom to the next level! Prior experience with the WBT rules is required.

MIrror Words for 100% Student Engagement with Sarah Meador

Thursday, June 30, 8am Pacific/10am Central

This is a beginner session for any 3rd-12th grade teacher that wants to learn how to achieve 100% engagement during direct instruction through using the WBT Magic Circle strategy, Mirror Words. No previous WBT experience required.