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Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II

In this professional development course, you'll get the teacher training you need to deal effectively with serious discipline problems and help even the most challenging students you're teaching make more responsible choices. You'll discover how to use a new research-based six-step approach to solve severe and chronic discipline problems, including bullying, fighting, using abusive language, stealing, and refusing to work. 

You'll gain a new understanding of what motivates severe and chronic misbehavior and, more important, what actions will help you effectively find solutions. We'll look at numerous real-life examples set in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms so you can see how to put the ideas into action in your own teaching situation.

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Starting October 18, 2017

Offered in Partnership with your Preferred School

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Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Details + Objective

Course Code: di2

You Will Learn
  • Discover how to use a six-step approach to solve severe and chronic discipline problems
  • Learn how to deal with the special problem of attention deficit disorder
  • Find out how to use time-outs effectively
  • Learn how class meetings can help solve class-wide discipline problems
  • Learn preventative strategies to help control problems in the common areas of your school
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • Courses begin each month
  • 2 lessons released each week
  • 24 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Get the teacher training you need to deal effectively with serious discipline problems and help even the most challenging students
  • Gain a new understanding of what motivates severe and chronic misbehavior
  • Become a better teacher with more control over your classroom and the tools to effectively deal with discipline problems
Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Outline
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Week 1

Learn exactly what the five basic needs are and how they motivate your students. You'll also step into a few classrooms and learn how creating a needs-fulfilling environment can stop many problems before they begin. Then, learn a six-step approach that will keep you and your students' focus on the future instead of the past, on positives instead of punishment, and on hope instead of despair.

Week 2

In this lesson, we'll focus on practical steps for creating a classroom discipline plan. We'll even compare ineffective plans with ones that work. Then, learn about the teaching time-out, which teaches children to become problem solvers and to take responsibility for improving their behavior.

Week 3

In this lesson, you'll learn how class meetings allow students to discover that their class is a working, problem-solving unit. Class meetings can also prevent discipline problems by building a trusting, respectful, and productive classroom atmosphere. Then, learn how responsible teachers can connect with children who threaten, intimidate, or bully another person to address their unfulfilled needs. And you'll gain the necessary tools to solve problems of verbal abuse, stealing, and fighting.

Week 4

In this lesson, you'll learn how to help middle school students when their behavior gets out of hand. You'll see specifically how to effectively deal with students who do no school work, students who talk back, and students who engage in vandalism. Then, you'll find out how to help children deal with emotions such as insecurity, fear, resentment, and anger.

Week 5

Learn step-by-step solutions to some specific problems: not sharing, temper tantrums, and throwing things. Then, you'll learn about the causes of violent behavior and how to recognize warning signs. You'll examine three scenarios based on actual events and learn what to do when confronted with potentially violent situations at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Week 6

Learn about the special problems substitute teachers encounter and what steps they can take to deal effectively with classroom discipline. Next, we'll focus on Attention Deficit Disorder and learn 35 actions you can take to help students improve their attention spans. And, you'll learn how academic problems can lead to discipline problems, along with steps to help students who are struggling academically. Then, you'll take what you've learned in all the lessons to create strategies for preventing severe and chronic discipline problems.

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Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Instructors
Dr. James Thompson

Dr. James Thompson holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Communications and has over 25 years of experience as a teacher. His distance learning courses, workbooks, and videotapes have been used to train more than 250,000 educators in the art of student discipline. His works include: Teaching Students Responsibility, Dealing With Discipline Problems, Human Relations and School Discipline, Assertive Discipline and Beyond, and Dealing With Difficult Students.

Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II Frequently Asked Questions
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When can I get started?

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!

How does it work?

Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

What if I need an extension?

The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.

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