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Lost Boys Agenda
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:00

Boyology: Understanding Boys Inside and Out

  • Male vs. Female Brain
    • Four primary differences
    • The Role of Hormones
    • Gray Matter vs. White Matter
  • Mythology of Manhood
  • Creating Intentional Awareness
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00

Creating a Classroom Environment for Success

  • 7 Steps to Preventing “Boydom”
  • Supporting Boys’ Developmental Needs
  • Teaching Social/Emotional Competencies
  • Creating a Positive School Culture
  • Supporting a Healthy Image of Manhood
12:00-1:00Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:30

Practical Strategies that Work

  • Flipped vs. Traditional
  • Room Setup
  • 1-Second Rule
  • Media and Movement
  • Proximity
  • Hover-and-Approach: 4 Steps
  • Pre-teaching & Prompts
    • Praise Ratio
  • Avoiding the F-Cycle
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45-3:45

Building Boy: Group and Individual Interventions

  • Restorative Practices
  • Circle Up
  • Mindful Moment
  • Group Activities
3:45-4:15

Question and Answer Session

(Optional attendance)