Michael Brandwein | Speaker, Educator, Author
Michael Brandwein offers Keynotes, Presentations and Workshops to Educators, Parents, and Young People

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A Positive System to Teach & Motivate Great Behavior

An energetic, exciting presentation of practical and effective techniques that you can use right away to teach young people outstanding behavior and great choices.  Critically acclaimed and enthusiastically endorsed by hundreds of thousands of educators and professional youth leaders throughout North America, this session recognizes that great qualities can be learned, and shows you in four warm and logical steps how to teach those qualities and make success accessible to all young people. It cuts through some surprising but common misconceptions about developing self-esteem and demonstrates specific methods to lead young people to improve their own self-image and confidence.  Skills include:

  • how to identify what you want young people to do and then communicate these expectations in a warm, motivating, and encouraging way;
  • specific, step-by-step techniques to teach the most critical lifeskills, including:
    • making good choices
    • cooperation, teamwork, working well with others
    • self-esteem, confidence, and independence
    • friendship, sensitivity, and trust
    • problem solving
    • enthusiasm and energy
    • excellent communication skills
    • accepting and exercising responsibility
    • thinking, reasoning, studying, organizing
    • creativity
    • patience and persistence
    • flexibility and management of stress
    • leadership of self and others
  • six techniques to provide praise that is more credible and more effective in teaching great behavior; the dangers of ineffective responses and how to eliminate them
  • cutting through the tension, frustration, and friction often present when managing behavior
  • rediscovering the joys of leading and teaching young people -- regenerating the excitement of knowing we can make important and immediate differences in the lives of young people
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