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An Examination of Educational Non-Verbal Yardsticks Implementation (ENVoY) and the Impact on Teacher Efficacy

by Dr. Amy Joan Reed ABSTRACT Classroom Management has long been recognized as a potential problem in the educational system that deserves serious attention, as the landscape of today’s classrooms continue to evolve and change as the students who are served become more culturally, academically, physically, socially, and emotionally diverse. The purpose of this correlational …

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The Effectiveness of Nonverbal Skills on Students

Can we motivate students through non-verbal communication? Master of Arts thesis extract by Dirk Lagerwaard (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain) In this extract, Dirk details the results that were found when Michael’s non-verbal skills were applied by teachers in secondary schools. The student’s level of engagement and motivation were evaluated against the non-verbal language used by the teachers. Eight skills …

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ENVoY Implementation and Results

by Mary Wolverton, Kari Rock, Jen Mares, and Amy Reed. A striking PowerPoint that demonstrates how the implementation of the ENVoY program has helped to decrease the amount of dismissals and suspensions in school. ENVoY Minnesota Research. Anoka-Hennepin Schools Mary Wolverton, associate superintendent for elementary schools Kari Rock, Eisenhower Elementary principal Jen Mares, elementary ENVoY …

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Using ENVoY Non-Verbal Classroom Management to Improve Student Behavior, Academic Performance, and Teacher Satisfaction

by Rhoads Elementary (Dr. Debera Balthazar, principal) and Gregg Elementary (David Jackson, Principal) Summary of August 2009 presentation to all HISD administrators by principals of two K-5 schools in Houston ISD (Joseph Rhoads Elementary and Lucile Gregg Elementary) reporting on a three-year Action Research project on ENVoY at their schools. Disciplinary referrals dropped (68% reduction …

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Study shows the value of ENVoY

Effectiveness of ENVoY Classroom management model sponsored by Knowledge Arts Foundation Results of University of Houston study, 2006-2007* Overview Does it work? Yes. In a study conducted by Dr. Robert Houston at the University of Houston Institute for Urban Education, ENVoY is shown to be effective in improving classroom environment for students. Data from seven …

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Classroom Strategies Foundation

What Classroom Strategies Foundation does Professional development of educators in these areas: Manage classroom behavior Handle group dynamics Establish relationships with the at-risk student Our goal is to develop local leadership so that after three years the district can sustain programs independently. What St. Landry Parish would do to have a full program in classroom …

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ENVoY – Research on Nonverbal Classroom Management

By Jenny Edwards, Ph.D. From 1994 to 1997, a longitudinal study was conducted on the effects of Cognitive CoachingSM (Costa & Garmston, 1994; 2002), Nonverbal Classroom Management (NVCM), also known as ENVoY (Grinder, 1993), and monthly dialogue groups on teacher implementation of Standards-Based Education, teacher efficacy, school culture, teacher conceptual development, teacher empowerment, and other …

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