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Course Name Course Description Hours
Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers 101 As a teacher, you encounter almost continual chatter or talk at school, supplemented by ample amounts of non-verbal communication – gestures, facial expressions, and other ‘body language’. Often the talk (or conversations) involves many people at once, or even an entire class. Individuals must take turns speaking while also listening to others, or they sometimes ignore the others if a conversation does not concern them. As a teacher, you find yourself playing an assortment of roles when communicating with students in your classroom: Master of Ceremonies, referee, and of course a source of new knowledge. Your challenge is to identify the type of role needed in a specific situation. This one-hour course will discuss how teachers can implement certain strategies to improve classroom communications. 1
Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers 102 As a teacher, you face almost continual talk at school each day. Often the talk involves many people at once, or even an entire class. And, individuals have to take turns speaking while also listening to others, or sometimes ignoring the others if a conversation does not concern them. You find yourself playing an assortment of roles when communicating and trying to engage students in the material. You play Master of Ceremonies, referee – and of course a source of new knowledge. Your challenge is to sort through the many roles so that you are playing in the right combinations at the right times. This one-hour course will continue the discussion of how teachers can implement certain strategies that will improve classroom communication flow. 1
Motivating Students to Learn 101 Motivation is the act or process of giving someone a reason for doing something. Motivation can help direct and focus a student’s behavior. For students to succeed in the academic environment, it is necessary for teachers to keep students motivated. This one-hour course will discuss how behavior plays a role in student motivation. 1
Motivating Students to Learn 102 This one-hour course will continue to discuss how behavior plays an important role in student motivation. 1
Parental Responsibility & Youth Sports Youth sports should be about children having fun, getting exercise and working together for a common goal in the process. Sometimes, however, the behavior of overzealous, overly aggressive parents can ruin the fun. By learning how to behave appropriately while acting as positive role models, parents can help ensure the experience of youth sports will be enjoyable for all involved. 0.5
Personal Injury in the Workplace for Schools In this course, we will examine the types of injuries that occur, and how they can be avoided. 0.5
Understanding Child Neglect for Volunteers This course will provide learners with an understanding of the tremendous obstacles the children face and what the consequences are to society when neglected children are left to fend for themselves and how simply having someone who will listen can help them to overcome the tremendous odds stacked against them. 0.5
Understanding Domestic Abuse for Volunteers In this course, the learner will gain understanding regarding the cycle of abuse, how the mind of the abuser works, the effect the abuse has on the victim, as well as how to develop a safety plan to move her life forward in a safe and positive direction. 0.5
Volunteers Working with Children & Adolescents In this course, you will learn about the roles that volunteers can perform, ways that organizations can screen their volunteers, and basic requirements for individuals who work directly with young people. Moreover, this course will provide some information about childhood and adolescent development and explain your responsibilities with regard to reporting child abuse and neglect. 0.5
Working with Students with Special Educational Needs 101 Special education programs are specially designed for those students who are mentally, physically, socially and/or emotionally delayed and have special educational needs. As a teacher or trainer, working with students with special educational needs requires specific skills and strategies to develop and deliver effective programs. This one-hour course will focus on special education, and strategies that work best for students with special educational needs. 1
Working with Students with Special Needs 102 This one-hour course is for teachers or trainers working with special needs students will focus on education, and strategies that work best for these students. It will address the required skills and strategies to develop and deliver effective programs to students with special educational needs requires. 1
Active Shooter Preparation and Response for Schools This course focuses on what to do in situations that put you and your students at risk. The course in its totality will cover assessing and reducing risk, ensuring response procedures are in place, debriefing and recovering post-incidents, and staying prepared through mock-drill training with staff and students. 1