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MTI 549: Compassionate Teaching : Building a Trauma Sensitive Classroom

MTI 549: Compassionate Teaching : Building a Trauma Sensitive Classroom

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Textbook:

The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom: Building Resilience with Compassionate Teaching. Jennings, Patricia. W. W. Norton and Company. New York. ISBN#: 978-0-393-71186-8

 

Course Description:

This course shares research and experiential knowledge about the practices that support students' healing from traumatic events, building their resilience, and fostering compassion in the classroom. The course text breaks the course into three parts:

  • Part I describes the effects of trauma on the body and mind, and how to recognize them in students' behavior.
  • Part II introduces trauma-sensitive practices that can be implemented in schools, and more specifically, in classrooms.
  • Part III connects the dots between mindfulness, compassion, and resilience.

This course offers easy-to-use, practical activities to hone the skills needed to create a compassionate learning environment.

Learning Outcomes/Competencies:

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Enhance compassion in the classroom. InTASC 8
  • Incorporate mindfulness and compassionate teaching to build resilience. InTASC 1,8
  • Design activities to refine skills required to create a compassionate learning environment. InTASC 3
  • Read about the effects of trauma on both the body and mind. InTASC 2,3
  • Recognize student behaviors that indicate history of trauma. InTASC 1,2,8

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Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$375

Online Instructor-Led:
Apr 6-May 10; Jun 8-Jul 12

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$375

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Online Instructor-Led:
Apr 6-May 10; Jun 8-Jul 12

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Online Instructor-Led:
Apr 6-May 10; Jun 8-Jul 12

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 4 weeks of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Online Instructor-Led:
Apr 6-May 10; Jun 8-Jul 12

Transcripts:
Available within 4 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

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