Lori Truter | Online Learning for Teachers pursuing Continuing Education and Professional Development | The Connecting Link


Lori Truter

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Lori Truter is a school counselor and educator from the state of Illinois. She has over 20 years of teaching and counseling experience with students from pre-kindergarten to post-graduate in a variety of settings. Her passion is helping people “see the best and be the best” version of themselves. Mrs.Truter has taught for TCL for over 17 years and holds a master’s degree in School Counseling, a certificate in Educational Leadership and Elementary Education and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Participants in this course will learn how to build academic success by exploring and developing tools for cultivating their students’ attention and designing active learning experiences for all learners. Participants will explore creative strategies for reaching students from distractions to regaining and focusing their attention for learning. Research is based on Caitrin Blake, Neil Bradbury and Jaren Cooney Horvath, among others. Foundational work in this course will include the research on understanding distraction, strategies to decrease distractions, bringing students' attention within the classroom, and the different types of attention: curious, divided, structured, sustaining, mindful. Participants will synthesize these paradigms and develop a new understanding of the role that attention can play in student learning along with new tools, strategies and techniques for cultivating students’ attention along with a state-of-the-art approach in learning to meet their educational goals.
Course #: IMF24019
Dates: 10/21/24 - 11/17/24

Social & Emotional Learning Positive Classroom Management



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