Creating Safe and Predictable Learning Environments with Mitch Weathers

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Join us for an engaging conversation with Mitch Weathers as we delve into the crucial topic of creating safe and predictable learning environments. Mitch, an expert in the field and a “Best Selling” book, shares insights and practical strategies for educators to establish environments that foster trust, security, and optimal learning conditions for students. From implementing proactive measures to address behavioral challenges to promoting positive relationships and routines, this episode offers valuable guidance for educators seeking to cultivate safe and supportive classroom environments. Tune in to gain actionable tips and inspiration for enhancing the learning experience for all students!

About Mitch Weathers:

Mitch became a gifted teacher because he was a mediocre student.

Mitch rarely felt comfortable in the classroom. In fact, it took him 7 years for him to graduate from college.

Choosing to become a teacher, Mitch was fortunate enough to experience school as if it was happening all around him. He was unsure how to jump into his learning with confidence. There is a loneliness to experiencing your education as a passive object as opposed to an active subject.

From the moment he entered the classroom Mitch relied on his personal experiences as a learner. He recognized that what we teach, the content or curriculum, is secondary. We must first lay the foundation for learning before we can get to teaching.

Mitch designed Organized Binder to empower teachers with a simple but research-backed strategy to teach students executive functioning skills while protecting the time needed for content instruction. The secret is found in establishing a predictable learning routine that serves to foster safer learning spaces. When students get practice with executive functions by virtue we set them up for success.

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About the author, Joshua

Joshua Stamper is the Training and Development Specialist for the Teach Better Team and manages the Teach Better Podcast Network. Prior to Joshua's current position, he was a middle school Administrator, classroom art educator, and athletic coach.

In addition to being on the Teach Better Team, Joshua is the author of Aspire to Lead, podcaster, leadership coach, and education presenter.