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Course SummaryThis course can assist teachers with the promotion of student social-emotional learning. Our informative lessons discuss approaches and teaching methodologies that can help teachers better address the needs of students in areas like self-esteem, stress, behavior and interpersonal skills.
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About This Course
Social and emotional factors significantly impact a child's ability to learn, so teachers need to develop the skills necessary to address these factors in order help their students succeed in the classroom. Designed by fellow educators, this course discusses the characteristics of social-emotional development for young learners, and it also addresses a wide range of strategies that you can use to help your students expand and improve their social-emotional skills.
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How It Works
Go through this series of miniaturized lessons at your own pace to learn about these topics. Our teacher resources are accessible using any Wi-Fi ready device, and you can study the lessons at any time that is convenient for you.
Within this course you will find:
- Brief video lessons created to help you identify and address the social concerns of your students
- Transcripts for all video lessons directly below each video
- Text-based lessons that elaborate on important terminology and related concepts
- Tried and tested strategies for handling student behavior problems
How It Helps
- Provides step-by-step guidelines: Short lessons help teachers recognize classroom concerns related to social and emotional learning, and the lessons also point out the steps needed to handle these issues.
- Reduces behavioral issues: Many student behavior problems stem from social or emotional issues; these lessons can enhance your skills in dealing with these issues so you can better manage your classroom.
- Improves student performance: This course helps you encourage positive social-emotional learning in students, which can help students to do better in school.
- Understanding young children and their developmental characteristics
- Examining early childhood social development
- Facilitating social-emotional learning and self-esteem
- Utilizing effective nonverbal and verbal communication skills
- Defining symptoms of distress and child abuse
- Integrating student aggression management strategies
- Incorporating stress management techniques into the classroom
- Implementing techniques to promote interpersonal skills and peer friendships
- Improving conflict resolution through cooperative learning
- Examining classroom behavior intervention and management strategies
- Detailing issues related to cultural inclusion and healthy classroom environments
- Explaining the advantages of partnerships between families and schools
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