Reaching Students Through Character Education (K-12)/Flex Course

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Do you have students who just won't behave? Do you notice a lack of manners and respect? In this online course, you will learn the six building blocks of character and how to explore them with students through discussions, activities, and projects. You will learn how to teach students to make the right choices in problem situations and help build their awareness of accountability for their actions.

Syllabus

Unit One

Why character education?
Trustworthiness
Respect
Assignment #1: Write an autobiography
Test #1
Unit Two

Responsibility
Fairness
Assignment #2: Article reflection
Test #2
Unit Three

Caring
Citizenship
Using the Internet
Character Education in the Green Classroom
Assignment #3: Share your expertise
Test #3
Unit Four

Conflict Resolution Strategies
Character Education Through Sports
Parent and Community Outreach
Test #4
Unit Five

Modeling the Six Pillars of Character Education
The Effect of Character Education on Classroom Management
Character Education in Content Areas
Test #5
Unit Six

How Good Character Leads to Good Grades
Resources for Character Development
Discussion Scenarios
Assignment #4: Develop scenarios for the building blocks
Assignment #5: Reading/Learning Log (Based on required resource book)

key words, tags

Students behaviour, K-12 teaching, Teacher professional development


Course properties

Form of education
Formal
Formal education level
Professional development
Learning language
English
Discipline
Teacher training without subject specialization, Education
Provider’s course code
Course Number: 50T01 UCSD Course Number: EDUC31469
Course authors
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Organization
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Currency
USD
Course cost
264.0
IP transfer allowed
Previous courses entrance requirements
This course has a modestly-priced required resource book (available in both new and used versions) that can be purchased through Amazon using the following link http://www.amazon.com/dp/0544104404/. Note that you can begin and participate in your course before the book arrives. “How Children Succeed” by Paul Tough
Career list corresponds to course
K-12 teachers
Entrance test
Groups formation by readiness level
Teachers presence
Tutors presence
Facilitators presence
Interactivity in training materials
Collaborative learning presence
Discussions, forums presence
Webinars, video conferences presence
meetup presence
LMS integration
Learning Analytics
Certification presence
Certification types
Credit
Certificate name
Credit from UC San Diego Extension
Course time limits
Opportunity to enter after start
Learning types (sync/async)
asynchronous
Module unit
Unit
Course modules number
6
Tests (exams) number
5
Personal learning path possibility, course individualization
Special needs support

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