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Maintaining Resilience in Teaching: Navigating Common Core and More

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits, 5 Quarter Credits, or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
This course is designed to help K-12 teachers navigate the ever-growing complexities of the education profession while simultaneously helping them to balance their lives and careers. Teachers will learn the tenets of Positive Psychology (Seligman) and related theories and strategies. These, in turn, will provide the foundation for increasing personal and professional resilience, maintaining flexibility, and tending to physical and mental health as a basis to improve classroom experiences for all.

Global Goals of the Course
To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of this course: 

1. To understand the impact of teacher disposition and well-being as a major contributing factor within the classroom (NBPTS 1, 4;InTASC 1, 3, 7, 9)
2. To develop a personal mission statement and foundation for teaching to improve resiliency and continued growth within the teaching profession (NBPTS 4;InTASC 9)
3. To examine current over-arching trends in education and evaluate how they dove-tail within the field and impact the classroom (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4; InTASC 1-9)
4. To learn skills for the ongoing development of resiliency, foundation for classroom leadership, and teacher mission (NBPTS 1,4 ;InTASC 1, 3, 7, 8, 9)
5. To comprehend the significance of personal reflection and communities of practice in the ever-changing field of education (NBPTS 1, 4, 5;InTASC 1, 3, 9, 10)

 

 

Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

Ongoing Enrollment
Online structured courses are delivered within our online classroom and available within a specific scheduled time window with your instructor.

04/01/19 - 04/28/19 Online
Apr 01 - Apr 28, 2019
Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.

02/22/19 - 03/09/19 New Lenox, IL
Feb 22, 23, Mar 1, 2, 8, 9, 2019
Wed 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm