Apply neuroscience and mind-body practices to support educator well-being and student success.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for educators via district contract.
Course Materials: Text, Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta L. Hammond available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.
Text, Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom (The Norton Series on the Social Neuroscience of Education) by Patricia A. Jennings available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.
Text, Polyvagal Safety: Attachment, Communication, Self-Regulation (IPNB) by Stephen W. Porges available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.
Text, Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from Neuroscience and the Classroom by Judy and Malana Willis available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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