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Course Description

Create Harmony and Balance in the Classroom

This course introduces students to character and peace education using an experiential and reflective approach to creating a culture of character and peace in the classroom. Students will apply lessons from the book, Lessons for Creating a Culture of Character and Peace in Your Classroom: A Playbook for Teachers, to their own classroom and reflect on the experience by choosing to write essays or create videos to demonstrate their learning process.

Learner Outcomes

  • Define character and peace education and describe how those concepts apply in your educational environment
  • Explain your personal philosophy of educating for character and peace
  • Provide examples of specific ways that you currently create a culture of character and peace in an educational environment
  • Describe new strategies you can use to establish a culture of character and peace in the classroom
  • Reflect upon your experience teaching a peace and character lesson
  • Describe how to adapt lessons for future use

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grades K-12)--veteran and beginning, and counselors and administrators that want to promote character and peace within their schools.

Course Materials: Text, Lessons for Creating a Culture of Character and Peace in Your Classroom, by Edward F. DeRoche, CJ Moloney, and Patricia J. McGinty, available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.

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Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled.
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Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $317 credit (2 units) $317.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
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