Course Description

Mastering Classroom Dynamics: Unlocking the Power of Positive Discipline

Creating an optimal learning environment is the hallmark of every exceptional educator. In the heart of every thriving classroom is a delicate balance of discipline and freedom, where students are nurtured to express themselves while being guided towards excellence. It's a dance between maintaining classroom order and cultivating creativity, between setting boundaries and encouraging exploration. Without the right balance, classrooms can swiftly descend from hubs of discovery to arenas of chaos.

Introducing "Mastering Classroom Dynamics," a comprehensive course tailored for educators like you, dedicated to crafting the perfect learning environment. Here, we dive deep into time-tested strategies and innovative approaches for classroom management. From the Behavior Analysis Model and Assertive Discipline to Cooperative and Democratic Discipline, we unveil a spectrum of techniques to align with every teaching style and classroom scenario.

But our exploration doesn't stop there. In today's diverse and ever-evolving educational landscape, managing a mix of students from varied backgrounds and abilities is the new norm. This course equips you with the tools to understand and cater to each unique learner, ensuring no student is left behind. You'll also gain insights into fostering strong relationships with parents, creating collaborative partnerships that further student success.

One of the pressing challenges facing many educators today is the rise in student violence and disruptions. Our module on this critical issue not only addresses preventative measures but also offers actionable solutions to ensure the safety and well-being of both students and teachers.

Whether you're molding young minds in grade school, guiding teenagers in high school, enlightening adults, or nurturing the curiosity of preschoolers, "Mastering Classroom Dynamics" holds invaluable lessons for every educator. And if you're stepping into the realm of education as a student teacher or substitute, this course promises a wealth of knowledge to kickstart your journey.

Join us, and elevate your teaching prowess. Because every student deserves an environment where they can truly shine, and every teacher the skills to create it.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what discipline and classroom management is and is not.
  • Describe the Behavior Analysis Model.
  • Describe Assertive Discipline Model (Lee Canter).
  • Describe Cooperative Discipline Model (Albert/Dreikurs/Adlerain).
  • Describe reality therapy/choice therapy (William Glasser).
  • Summarize teacher effectiveness training model (Thomas Gordon).
  • Describe the Democratic Discipline model of classroom management.
  • Demonstrate creating your own comprehensive discipline program to meet your classroom management needs.
  • Describe additional methods of classroom management and integrating student diversity.
  • Describe effective processes for working with parents.
  • Summarize managing student violent assaults and breaking up student fights.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Exam 10 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam 30 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
Lesson 12 Exam 9 points
The Final Exam 58 points
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