Randy Sprick is an educational consultant and trainer in Eugene Oregon. He helps teachers, principals, and other staff set up schools that encourage student responsibility and motivation, and help students learn to behave in appropriate ways. He wrote the book CHAMPS and has lead numerous workshops, trainings, conferences, and much more.

  • Safe and Civil Schools background

  • CHAMPS

  • Attendance ideas

  • Top 3 musts for creating a safe school environment.

  • Systematic and planful supervision of the entire school.

  • If we don’t have enough adults in the halls, bullying is taking place.

  • Why you want all staff present and interacting with kids.

  • Presence of people in authority assists people in obeying the rules.

  • Adults who are actively creating a positive school climate.

  • The climate of the school is the daily behavior of the adults in the school.

  • 5–10 adults who say hello to kids on the way to classroom.

  • High expectations that are clearly communicated to kids and overtly taught and consistently enforced.

  • Any infraction “please honor our school’s policy on ______”.

  • Communication Cards

  • Attributes of safe and unsafe school

  • How to deal with toxic teachers?

  • Messaging needs to come not just from administrators, but also teachers.

  • The Checklist Manifesto - the book from which Randy’s reminders about doctor’s washing hands come.

  • It is not the peer’s responsibility to call out their peers.

  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.”

  • The Diffusion of Innovations

  • Link for meeting peoples’ basic needs webinar

  • Communication Cards

  • What can a principal do to be a transformative principal? Be more visible.

  • Safeandcivilschools.com

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Mark Cheverton Twitter is an author, teacher, and physicist.

  • Why self-publish.
  • Building self-confidence.
  • Easy to do and very cheap.
  • How to be a better writer.
  • How to not get in trouble for infringing on trademarks and copyright.
  • Minecraft for Teachers
  • Spilling Ink - how to write for kids.
  • Wattpad - start publishing your writing.
  • NaNoWriMo - Structure to the writing time.
  • How to be a transformative principal: give kids a place to write about what they want to write about. Being the content expert makes it easier to write.

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Mark Cheverton Twitter is an author, teacher, and physicist.

  • Nerdy writing stuff.

  • How to be an author.

  • The process of writing a book.

  • Story Engineering <-amazon link

  • Scrivener

  • Starting writing projects with Excel

  • Different kinds of writers: Plotters and Pantsers

  • 7 main scenes in a story

  • Hook

  • Plot point

  • Pinch point

  • Midpoint

  • Pinch point

  • Plot point

  • Resolution

  • How Mark came to write about Minecraft

  • Why the books have some valuable message in them.

  • What teachers can get from Mark’s web site.

  • Stories that kids shared.

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