NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Fully Wired: Understanding & Empowering Adolescents

EDUC 792 or 600




Instructor: Dr. Larry Napoleon

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: Course is available either online or print-based, ,

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $390

Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge

Course Description:

This eye-opening course will explore the various changes occurring in adolescent brains and will show teachers how to understand, communicate, and stay connected with these students. Recommended for grades 4-12.


The participant will:

1.  Understand and describe changes occurring in the adolescent brain.

2.  Discuss how changes in the adolescent brain affect student behavior.

3.  Develop a lesson plan to share course learning with staff.


The required reading is found in the supplementary text listed below:
Walsh, D. (2004). Why do they act that way? New York: Free Press

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