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New Resources for Teacher Group Leaders!

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If you are an Incredible Years® group leader delivering one of our programs for teachers, check out these new resources!

10 Hot Tips for Mediating Vignettes

Showing the vignettes is an active and reflective process. As teachers view vignettes, group leaders will lead discussions that help them to make sense of what they see in the vignettes, pick out key points what will become “take home” messages for the content area, and help teachers think about how these key ideas apply to their own interactions with their students at school. These conversations will include ways to tailor strategies to meet children’s developmental levels, the cultural context of the classroom, individual teacher styles or preferences, and the goals that teachers have for the children. Rich discussions and key principles often come out of small moments in the vignettes. Check out these hot tips to help select and tailor your vignettes to get the most out of the vignette discussion. This document includes examples for mediating some specific vignettes. Read TCM Hot Tips For Mediating Vignettes.

Editable Handouts and Evaluations for Group Leaders

We have made a number of our handouts editable! Group leaders can download buzz forms, record sheets, behavior plans and more as individual editable files to send to teachers electronically. Check out our Resources for Teacher Group Leaders page and our Resources for Group Leaders Delivering Remotely webpages for our editable handouts. Check out our new form Group Leaders Setting Up Role Play Practices – use this editable document to help plan your Role-Play Practices!

TCM Video Vignettes Are Now Streaming Online!

We are now streaming the Incredible Years® Teacher Classroom Management program video vignettes!

Features of the Online Streaming Format:

  • Usable on any device with internet connection. No DVD/USB needed.
  • Easy to navigate video playlists for each program part and vignette
  • Unique, secure login for each Group Leader

TCM Group Leaders may now purchase a Program curriculum package with a one-year subscription to the videos online. This option has everything a new Group Leader needs – video streaming subscriptions, group leader manual, books, and accessory materials. Prices start at $600 per person with discounts available for 5 or more subscriptions.

If your agency has previously purchased the full program package with accessory materials, you may purchase a one-year subscription to access the TCM videos online with no additional accessory items. Prices start at $480 per subscription, with discounts available for 5 or more subscriptions.

Please see our IY Online page and our Purchasing page for further information.

Incredible Years® Program Training is Now Online!

Incredible Years® is currently offering our trainings in an online format. Just like the in-person trainings, our online trainings are intended to be highly interactive and collaborative. Our next Teacher Classroom Management Group Leader Training begins January 28, 2021.

IY Program Developer Carolyn Webster-Stratton will deliver an Incredible Beginnings® Program Training online beginning April 20, 2021.

Visit our Workshop Schedule page for training and registration information!

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