Studies indicate the development of social and emotional skills can positively affect student achievement and success in school and later in life. Our Teaching Positive Social Skills to Students course examines the research and best practices for instilling positive and sustainable social skills in your students. Participants will develop a toolkit of resources for teaching and promoting the development of students' self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.
This course is also applicable toward the Effective Classroom Management Solutions Certificate course requirements.
Our Teaching Social Skills in the Classroom course covers a wide variety of social and emotional skills, but our curriculum will prioritize the instruction of the expert-recommended 12 most important social skills. Those skills are:
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Course Materials: All materials for this course are included in the online course
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After completing our Teaching Positive Social Skills to Students course, learners will be able to:
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Our online self-paced courses are similar to online fixed-date courses, but are designed to give you a six-month period from time of enrollment to complete all assignments. Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. Your instructor will provide feedback via written responses on your assignments and exams. Grades are based on completed projects, assignments and exams.
How is the self-paced course structured? Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. The content is divided into learning modules. Each module will cover one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:
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