STICKS & STONES EXPOSED: The Truth Behind Words & Relationships
Can Also Be Called:
Some Days You're The Pigeon...
Some Days The Statue
For School/Education Setting
This is one of the most frequently requested training programs we conduct because of its impact on the culture and climate of a school and the resulting improvement in student achievement through the creation of a positive learning community.
As many education professionals strive to work as a strong team for the sake of children, the ability to work together has never been more critical to the success of a school. In fact, the Harvard Principals Center recently released the following statement: "The most powerful predictor of student achievement is the quality of relationships among the staff."
Roland Barth has also chimed in on this critical issue stating, "The nature of the relationships of the adults that inhabit a school has more to do with the school's quality and character and with the accomplishments of its pupils than any other factor."
Some of the issues covered in this half-day program include:
Focusing on a myriad of practical principles and techniques, this session is designed to bring about change...
changed behaviors, and
Change is what we stake our reputation on. In fact we believe that, "Training which brings about no change is as effective as a parachute that opens on the first bounce!" The workshop is a fast and fun session. We believe that FUN learning and laughter opens the heart and the head to internalize new principles.
Sticks and Stones Exposed: The Power of Our Words is also a published a book that outlines the principles unveiled in this in-service. It serves as a great take-away and reminder of the fun and learning that your group experienced together. We invite you to our website and read the first chapter; www.sticksandstonesexposed.com.
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