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    Advanced Level

    Approx. 6 hours to complete

    Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 4-9 hours/week...

    English

    Subtitles: English

    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    2 hours to complete

    Behavior Management and SEL

    3 videos (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
    3 videos
    Course 3 Introduction video5m
    Instructional Introduction - Emily and Ben5m
    2 readings
    How you can earn 3 university credits from the University of Colorado-Boulder for this specialization10m
    Module 1 Readings1h 40m
    1 practice exercise
    Module 1 Quiz10m
    Week
    2
    2 hours to complete

    Culture, Context, and SEL

    1 video (Total 5 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
    1 reading
    Module 2 Readings & Video1h
    1 practice exercise
    Module 2 Quiz10m
    Week
    3
    2 hours to complete

    Examining "Success": Goals, Measurement, and Outcomes in SEL

    3 videos (Total 12 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
    3 videos
    "Academic Lecture" by Maurice Elias3m
    "Efforts to Implement SEL" by Kimberly Schonert-Reichl2m
    1 reading
    Module 3 Readings1h 30m
    1 practice exercise
    Module 3 Quiz10m
    Week
    4
    3 hours to complete

    Moving Forward: A Critical Examination of the Self Competencies

    1 video (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
    1 reading
    Module 4 Readings2h
    1 practice exercise
    Module 4 Quiz10m
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    By ASMay 4th 2019

    Eye-opening content regarding biases, cultural difference and racism. An interactive course that really makes you reevaluate your teaching.

    Instructors

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    Emily Claire Price

    Instructor
    School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
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    Ben Kirshner

    Professor of Learning Sciences and Human Development
    School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder

    About University of Colorado Boulder

    CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies....

    About the The Teacher and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialization

    Social and emotional learning, or SEL, programs have flourished in schools during the last decade. These programs vary widely but most share a concern for five individual, student competencies: self awareness; self-management; social awareness; relationship skills; and finally responsible decision making. It is important for teachers and parents to know about and understand these programs. While lots of SEL programs emphasize K-12 student social and emotional learning, only a very few programs exist to promote, and help teachers explore their own emotional well-being. In this Specialization our central premise is this: To facilitate students’ social and emotional learning, a teacher must know the student as a person. This means that the teacher must strive to know her or him self. In order to help students achieve a degree of well-being, teachers need to be aware of their own well-being. In our Specialization, “The Teacher and SEL” the instructors (Randy Testa and Dan Liston, as well as Emily Price and Ben Kirshner) examine kindergarten through high school SEL programs, looking at both established programs and less well-known community-based and youth empowerment approaches. Along with this examination of K-12 SEL programs, we bring a much needed emphasis on the teachers’ well being....
    The Teacher and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

    • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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