Better Classroom Management: Discipline as Character Formation

with Emmanuel M. Rentoy


DURATION 2 hours
COURSE TYPE Online Blended Learning
CATEGORY Webinars/Seminars

This course is designed to equip teachers with tried-and-tested strategies, especially from Dr. Harry K. Wong (author of the best-selling book, "FIRST DAYS OF SCHOOL", on how to effectively manage a class so that the teacher will not have to resort to shouting, screaming and yelling - - some of the major obstacles for teachers to effectively do character formation inside the classroom.

The course will help teachers understand the principles of classroom discipline and learn many concrete strategies to make the students do what they want them to do without having to raise their voices. Harry Wong's techniques in using Procedures and Routines to manage students will make "disciplining" unnecessary.

What you'll get

  • Access to Live Webinar
  • Certificate of Participation

At the end of course, you will be able to

  1. Identify the warning signs of bad teaching. 
  2. Describe an effective teacher based on the top three traits. 
  3. Differentiate classroom management and discipline. 
  4. Determine your discipline profile as a teacher.
  5. Determine the importance of procedures and routines in classroom management. 
  6. Describe Kohlberg's 6 levels of moral development. 
  7. Gain awareness of the 5 Myths of Disciplining.
  8. Execute the three effective strategies of classroom management. 

Who should take this course

  • Classroom Teachers
  • Teacher Trainers
  • Principals/Administrators

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Emmanuel M. Rentoy
Executive Director
Center for the 4th & 5th Rs Asia

He is Character.Org’s first-ever recipient of the “International Champion for Character” award, a recognition given to an institution or individual who has demonstrated a sustained commitment to character development beyond the United States. The award was given last September 13, 2022.

He is a lecturer at the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) and has taught for over 30 years. 

He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), earning a double degree in AB Journalism and AB Literature, an MA in Creative Writing, and a Ph.D. in Literature. 

He was the Founding Executive Director of Westbridge School in Iloilo City. He was in the first batch of graduates of PAREF Southridge School, where he also taught for 15 years, occupying various posts, including Principal of Intermediate School, Vice-Principal of High School, and Department Head of Religion. As Moderator of “The Ridge”, the official publication of Southridge, he won 9 trophies from the Catholic Mass Media Awards, including the first-ever Hall of Fame for Student Publication, for winning as the best campus paper in the country for four consecutive years.

He is the Founding Executive Director of “Character Education Partnership Philippines”, or CEP Philippines, an international affiliate of CEP in Washington, DC, USA. As Founder of CEP Philippines, he has been invited to speak all over the country, as well as in Washington D.C., San Diego, California, USA, Colombo, Sri Lanka, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He also serves as the Founding President of the Center for 4th and 5th Rs (Respect & Responsibility) Asia, otherwise known as the Thomas Lickona Institute for Asia. He is probably the most visible advocate of character formation in the country, having spoken to hundreds of schools and universities around the Philippines.