What Willy Wonka Taught Me About Parental Involvement

What Willy Wonka Taught Me About Parental Involvement

by Kewanta Brooks


The superstar educator you have the capacity to become. Throw away everything you think you know about being an effective educator. Students will benefit when you implement time-tested, effective, and research-based strategies that actually work.

You can become the model classroom teacher that students love and parents support.

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“Every student enrolled in your classroom deserves a golden ticket, which permits them to receive a quality education and an effective teacher” – Kewanta Brooks

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• Become a model educator
• Increase parental involvement
• Be authoritative
• Engage and motivate all learners
• Have 100% engagement
• Build proper relationships
• Increase job satisfaction
• Reignite your passion for teaching
• Manage students without saying a word
• Perform during the day to have peace all year long

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  • I’m encouraged by the useful and concrete classroom management ideas. I now have a plan that will provide structure.  I can show my students how much I care and how much I expect. Kewanta gave me some great ideas on how to help the students track their own data which will empower them.

    Katlyn Barton, Educator
  • We love having Kewanta in our school district because she empowers the teachers. She teaches them procedures, classroom management, differentiated instructions and we keep getting her to come back because the teachers enjoy her so much. Thank you Kewanta

    Linda Downing, Director of Secondary Education
  • Thanks to Kewanta, I no longer assume kids know how to behave. We have to spend time on routines and procedures. We are fussing about things throughout the year because we are not teaching our expectations. If you take the time to teach it in the beginning and model what that looks like, then you’ll have the rest of the year to actually teach instead of spending time correcting. My eyes are open.

    Jennifer Garza, Educator
  • I learned how to defuse situations when students give you sass. I learned how to keep calm and move forward to maintain class control. A huge thank you to Kewanta.

    Lincoln Boyd, Educator
  • I have learned a lot of new strategies from Kewanta.  I implemented them in my classroom and they are working.  I am teaching the routines to the students and they are learning those routines.  I feel so stress free.

    Mrs. Mayo, Math Coordinator

About the Author

Kewanta Brooks, a Sarah Lawrence graduate, is a teacher trainer, and classroom management and differentiated instruction specialist. She is an author, public speaker, and philanthropist.

Kewanta’s new book, “What Willy Wonka Taught Me About Parental Involvement: Tips to Become a Highly Effective and Engaging K-12 Educator” is written for educators who feel lost, and are looking for application based strategies they can implement right away; and for experienced educators who are looking to receive a refresher course on how to engage this new generation of students.

Kewanta works with educators across the country. She began her K-12 career as a self-contained classroom teacher in Houston, TX. After three short years in the classroom, Kewanta became the Teacher of the Year, a model classroom teacher, and a sought after instructional coach. Kewanta understands what it takes to work with a diverse group of students and help them grow.

“The best way for me to serve children is to be an educator. But, after my first two long months in the classroom, I wanted to give up and walk away forever. No amount of theory could prepare me for that shock. I discovered that theory alone could not make me a highly effective teacher. I needed to know what to say, what to do, and how to be.
Now, I can reach more students by training other educators to also be highly effective.”

Kewanta speaks at educational conferences all over the country. She conducts campus and district training in classroom management, differentiated instruction, new teacher training, and Elementary STEM.

Kewanta is the CEO of KM Brooks LLC, which is dedicated to educating teachers, parents, students, and empowering women.

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