What Kids Need: Building Self-Discipline
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: $185
Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge
This course explores the importance of teaching students the skills and attitudes associated with self-discipline. Learn how saying "no" can help students build the foundation for self-respect, respect for others, integrity, and perseverance--the essential attributes of self-discipline.
1. Understand the importance of teaching students self-discipline.
2. Learn ways to teach self-discipline, resiliency, and responsibility.
3. Develop a lesson plan to share course learning with staff, parents, or students.
Required reading for the course includes the following text:
Walsh, D. (2006). No! why kids of all ages need it and how parents can say it. New York: Simon & Schuster.