Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms

Coursera Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms

Platform
Coursera
Provider
Relay Graduate School of Education
Effort
1-3 hours a week
Length
5 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Positive psychology meets K-12 pedagogy. This course explores key ideas of positive psychology and shows how great teachers apply those lessons to maximize student engagement and accomplishment. Through lectures, discussions, interviews and footage of great educators in action, you’ll learn how to integrate character-based objectives into your own teaching.

Syllabus
Your Character Journey
Let's begin with an exploration of our own strengths of character... we all have them!

The Science of Character
This module explores the research base that supports the teaching of character.

Teaching Character in Every Moment
Character education starts with an intentional approach to every human-to-human interaction.

Macro Structures
Create a plan for teaching character and then work every day to make it happen.

Talking About Character Growth
No one ever masters something like grit or gratitude; the goal is to integrate those lessons into our daily lives.

Taught by
Dave Levin
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Coursera
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