Shaping Respectful, Responsible Learners in Your Classroom
EDUC 792 or 600
Instructor: Dr. Olufunmilayo Amobi
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: $385
Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge
In this course, participants will explore numerous ways to establish an ongoing social curriculum where a sense of community and self control are valued. The Responsive Classroom approach recognizes that successful classroom management is a foundation of teaching/learning, and it offers educators tools and techniques for creating a classroom community that is nurturing, respectful, and full of learning.
As a result of participation in this course, students should:
1. Understand the importance of a strong social curriculum.
2. Describe and create a nurturing learning community where respect, self-control, and self-worth are deeply valued.
3. Design activities that effectively integrate Classroom Response strategies.
4. Implement Responsive Classroom principles into the classroom.
The required reading is found in the text listed below:
Charney, R. (2002). Teaching Children To Care. Turner Falls, MA: Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc.