Welcome to Tools for Teaching

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Once enrolled, return to this page to join the webinar on May 26, 2020. You will need the Zoom software installed to join, but you will not need a meeting code. The meeting password is provided once you enter the course. You will be able to join the meeting by 6:30am Pacific Time. The webinar will begin at 7:00am.


The focus of this training is Discipline Management with emphasis on the prevention and remediation of discipline problems.

Below is a list of section topics and general agenda. There will be short 5 to 10 minute breaks between sections in addition to lunch.

Morning - Prevention

  • Working the Crowd and Room Arrangement
  • The Helpless Handraisers and Corrective Feedback
  • Visual Instructional Plans
  • Say, See, Do Teaching

45 minute lunch break

Afternoon - Remediation

  • Calm Is Strength
  • Meaning Business and Body Language
  • Dealing with Backtalk


Lead Trainer

Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones has been working with Fred since the mid-nineties and giving workshops since 2006. Since Fred retired in 2014, Patrick has been the lead trainer and consultant for Tools for Teaching. He has a Masters of Education from UC Santa Cruz and was a secondary teacher many years, as well as Director of Title I. He was also a long-time girls and boys varsity basketball coach. He worked side-by-side with Dr. Jones to produce all of the Tools for Teaching courses and materials.