Course Details

Making Connections for Engaged Learning

Course #: EDUC_715B

Semester Credits: 3
Cost: $375.00

Course Description

When teachers make connections with their students, delay consequences for inappropriate actions, and respond to students with empathy, there will be greater cooperation on the part of the student and increased engagement in learning. Practical information will be provided regarding the basic needs of students in your classroom. These basic needs are love and belonging, freedom, power, and fun. You will learn how to set up learning-teams to make class more satisfying for your students with the ultimate goal of engaging them in learning. Resources include Teaching with Love and Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom by Jim Fay and David Funk and Choice Theory in the Classroom by William Glasser, M.D.

Course Contents

a. A New Approach That is Needed if More Students are to Work in School
b. All of Our Motivation Comes from Within Ourselves
c. The Needs That Drive Us All
d. The Learning Pictures in the Student's Head
e. Discipline Problems as Total Behaviors
f. The Learning-Team Model
g. The Teacher as a Modern Manager
h. Classroom Examples of the Learning-Team Model
i. Getting Started on Developing Learning-Team Activities
j. How Love and Logic Works
k. The Four Key Principles of Love and Logic
l. Realities and Myths of Love and Logic
m. Classroom Solutions Through Love and Logic Interventions
n. Love and Logic Tips

This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Motivation and Classroom Management

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Semester Credits: 3
Cost: $375.00

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