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K-12 Professionals

Poverty, Part 2 {Instructional Strategies for the Under Resourced Learner}

EDUC 600

1 CREDIT

$110

FAR

Instructor: Pat Anderson

Grading: Letter

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Meet Tuesday, June 23 {12:30 - 3:30 p.m.} & Wednesday, June 24 {9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.} + independent hrs. with course completion July 8, 2015

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: Stop-N-Go Center, Rm D104

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $110

Course Description:

This course provides educators with the knowledge and skills to better assist the under resourced learner.

Objectives:

This course is organized to improve educator effectiveness using several intended outcomes. A range of assigned readings, lectures, class activities, and assignments has been planned to assist in achieving the identified objectives of the course. It is expected that acceptable performance on all of the organized course activities will lead to satisfaction of the following:

  • Learning Strategies to Assist the Under Resourced Learner
  • Understanding the basic concepts in learning.
  • Understanding new learners have different needs for instruction and certain activities have a higher payoff in learning for a given amount of time.
  • Learn the mental models in science, math, social studies and language arts, and learn strategies for translating the abstract to the concrete.
  • Learn how to help students build cognitive capacity for planning and controlling impulsivity.
  • Learn how to provide students with a systematic approach, vocabulary, plan, and procedures to complete all portions of academic tasks.
  • Question making: Build cognitive capacity for making questions in the minds of students.
  • Sorting Strategies That Use Patterns: Learn how to enable students to sort the important form the unimportant.

Required Textbook:

"Understanding Learning" by Ruby Payne. May be purchased at ahaProcess.com prior to the first day of class.

About The Instructor

Pat Anderson

Pat Anderson has 43+ years of teaching experience and is a certified trainer for the Dr. Ruby Payne "Framework for Understanding Poverty" courses.

**Registration Instructions:

Prerequisite:  Framework for Understanding Poverty, Part 1

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.

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