Today’s students come with a range of learning needs, as well as social and emotional needs. As
a result, there is no single formula for effective classroom management. This course explores several approaches to creating a supportive and respectful learning environment for all learners. Build a repertoire of research-based strategies that work best for you, and reclaim class time once lost to handling classroom disruptions. Discover how you can increase parental support as well.
Learn how to:
Design rules and procedures to increase students’ sense of responsibility.
Use preventive, rather than reactive, management strategies.
Create a plan for teaching a conflict- resolution process.
Featured presenters include Carolyn Evertson, Ph.D., Marilyn Gootman, Ed.D., and David Johnson, Ed.D.
*Credit is not available for this course if you have taken Managing Behavior in the Diverse Classroom.
Many students today lack the skills for resolving everyday conflicts in a positive manner. As a result, your classroom can erupt in teasing, arguing, and bullying. With this course, you
can learn how to create a positive learning environment where students get along, leaving you free to teach. Acquire a variety of proven strategies that you can integrate into your existing lessons and activities, and create a classroom that fosters teamwork and positive social behavior.
Learn how to:
Increase students’ ability to resolve arguments on their own.
Identify the difference between bullying and normal conflict between students.
Help students understand, respect, and accept differences in others.
Featured presenters include Lee Canter, M.S.W., Katia Petersen, Ph.D., and Phyllis Steinberg, M.S.W.