After completing the corresponding R.E.A.D. Part I Series course, launch a critical dialogue using How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character with other related writings and/or videos from the field of education that you will individually research. Engage within a professional learning community, promoting continuous improvement and professional development. Build on the ideas and perspectives of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, pursuing avenues of further research and action to improve education.
This course allows you to engage individually with literature to make a positive change in the classroom. It is one of many in the University of San Diego’s R.E.A.D. Part I and Part II Series that allows you to complete your reading and assignments at your own pace and when it is convenient for you!
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
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Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-12), administrators, early-childhood educators, museum personnel, community college level instructors, and other educators who are interested in earning professional growth in a variety of subjects, through the powerful activity of reading.
Course Materials: Access to the same book from the prerequisite course. Internet access is required.
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