Welcome to Tools for Teaching

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Once enrolled, return to this page to join the webinar on June 22, 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.


This training will cover the whole of Tools for Teaching - Discipline, Instruction, and Motivation.

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.

Day 1

  • Working the Crowd and Room Arrangement
  • The Helpless Handraisers and Corrective Feedback
  • Praise, Prompt & Leave
  • Visual Instructional Plans

45 minute lunch break


  • Say, See, Do Teaching
  • Calm Is Strength
  • Meaning Business & Body Language

Day 2

  • The Importance of Consistency
  • Dealing with Backtalk
  • Moving In & Moving Out
  • Rules & Routines

45 minute lunch break


  • Responsibility Training
  • Preferred Activity Time
  • Omission Training


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.