This course is designed for the classroom teacher, specialist, and those who work with children in a large group, small group or individualized setting. Through this course, the participant will gain insight regarding brain development, how children learn, and what is at the root of struggles children experience in the classroom. As a result, the teacher will be able to appropriately adapt the learning environment to adequately meet the individual learner’s needs. This course emphasizes development of student self-regulation; goal setting; physical skills of learning to support the cognitive process. The effects of cerebral, midbrain and hindbrain integration as they relate to posture, movement, relaxation, motivation and thinking skills are identified and experienced for use in and out of the educational environment.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers in the public and private schools (general education, special education, specialists), administrators, psychologists, private practitioners (academic language therapists, tutors, speech & language pathologists, parents, and lifetime scholars).
This enrollment is for graduate level extension credit through the University of San Diego. An additional fee applies for the Why are my Students Struggling? Increasing Academic Performance through Targeted Brain Development Techniques Course itself.
Location: Enroll for the course at: https://courses.wholechildlearningandwellness.com/courses/struggling-students-cohort-1
Audience: Teachers in the public and private schools (general education, special education, specialists), administrators, psychologists, private practitioners (academic language therapists, tutors, speech & language pathologists, parents, and lifetime scholars.
Instructor: Lisa Ann de Garcia
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: November 15, 2023 (11:59pm PST)
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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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