Classroom Management: Building Relationships

Based on the work of Serena Pariser

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The purpose of this 15-hour course is threefold: to provide you with tools to develop and maintain a positive classroom culture that supports the learning of all students; to hone the “detective skills” you need to identify students’ performance barriers and subsequent solutions; and to develop strategies to reduce instances of student misbehavior. You’ll see video from real teachers putting these strategies into practice and gain practical advice from Serena Pariser’s Real Talk About Classroom Management.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop strategies to create a positive classroom environment
  • Leverage relationship building techniques that improve student learning
  • Create and implement plans to address student off task behavior


Course Modules Include:

  • Module 1: Establish a Positive Environment
  • Module 2: Know Your Students
  • Module 3: Positive Interventions
  • Capstone Project

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