Creating Thriving Learning Communities by Integrating NVC Into Education

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Creating Thriving Learning Communities by Integrating NVC Into Education

Trainer(s): Kathleen Macferran, Sylvia Haskvitz
Media Format: Audio Download
Duration: 4 hours
Sessions/Tracks: 3
Production Date: 07/2009

$18.00 USD

A Telecourse Recording with CNVC Certified Trainers Kathleen Macferran from Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA and Sylvia Haskvitz from Tucson, Arizona, USA 

This course recording is designed to:

  • Support educators in creating classrooms where learning is joyful and where cooperation and respect naturally emerge
  • Model an environment where everyone’s needs matter and conflicts can be resolved with caring and connection

By listening to this course, you will learn skills that increase your ability to:

  • Care for your own needs as well as the needs of students, teachers, administrators and parents
  • Create partnership relationships based on mutual respect and cooperation
  • Significantly reduce conflicts
  • Communicate effectively

Integrating NVC into your own life and the culture of the classroom will be the focus of this course. Bring your back-to-school challenges to the class and have support in responding from NVC consciousness and language.

Create a learning community where:

  • Every person matters
  • Learning is connected to values
  • Empathy and honesty are the primary modes of communication
  • Choices are based on values/needs
  • Individuals find power through requests to meet needs
  • Compassion is contagious
  • Celebration and gratitude replace praise and compliments
  • Difficult conversations with parents and staff turn into mutual cooperation
  • Conflict resolution skills are understood and used by all
  • Protective vs. punitive use of force is used if necessary

Benefits of MP3 recordings:

  • Listen to the learning material again and again
  • Recordings are an alternative to participating in a live course
  • Use recordings to prepare for a live workshop or telecourse
  • Conveniently listen in your car, while you're jogging, or while relaxing at home
  • Recordings can supplement your learning and reinforce what you already know
  • Recordings make great learning tools for your practice group 



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