(3 credits/45 hours) In-serivce credits only
ABC’s of Understanding and Working with the Resistant Student
Concern is growing for students that are being regarded as “at risk,” “disadvantaged,” and “resistant.” This course offering brings current research to teach about the dynamics that fuel resistance within your classroom. How can you make learning achievable to all students? The course gives a full dialogue discussing resistance, strategies for preventing resistance, how to connect with a challenging student, how to solve discipline problems, managing different personality types, Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), and different ways to communicate the struggle with the students caretaker. The course creates opportunities for teachers to learn new ways to work with this misunderstood energy.
ON-LINE (3 Credits / 45 hours) in-service credit only