Tried and True Strategies for Promoting Positive Behavior During Tours (2017 Montreal)

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines IA

In this Breakout Session a set of practical strategies for designing tours to encourage student engagement will be presented and will cover managing groups during transitions and anticipating and responding to challenging behaviors. Presenting docents will demonstrate techniques for supporting positive behaviors using examples from Des Moines Art Center tours. Session participants will be encouraged to share successful strategies for supporting positive behavior. The opportunity to problem-solve challenging situations will be offered to participants. This session will feature tours for pre-school, elementary and secondary students.

Presenters: Deborah Hansen and Sally Case

Theme Category: Successful Tours for School Groups