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Positive psychology meets K-12 pedagogy. This course explores key ideas of positive psychology and shows how great teachers apply those lessons to maximize student engagement and accomplishment. Through lectures, discussions, interviews and footage of great educators in action, you’ll learn how to integrate character-based objectives into your own teaching.
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Approx. 17 hours to complete

Recommandé : 10-15 hours of videos and assessments
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Sous-titres : English, Serbian, Chinese (Traditional)
Globe

Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Clock

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Recommandé : 10-15 hours of videos and assessments
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English, Serbian, Chinese (Traditional)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
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3 hours to complete

Your Character Journey

Let's begin with an exploration of our own strengths of character... we all have them!...
Reading
4 videos (Total 13 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Welcome to Teaching Character3m
24 Character Strengths - Interview with Dr. Martin Seligman4m
Practice Optimism2m
Reading5 readings
Course Overview10m
Course Survey10m
24 Character Strengths10m
Rank What Matters Most10m
The VIA10m

2

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

The Science of Character

This module explores the research base that supports the teaching of character. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Positive Institutions4m
Self-Control - Interview with Dr. Walter Mischel12m
Practice Goal Setting1m
Grit - Interview with Dr. Angela Duckworth12m
Character Ed. History - Interview with Mayme Hostetter9m
Who Should Learn Character? - Interview with Dominic Randolph7m
Reading1 readings
An Excerpt from 'Authentic Happiness'10m

3

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Teaching Character in Every Moment

Character education starts with an intentional approach to every human-to-human interaction....
Reading
10 videos (Total 54 min), 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Constructive Responding3m
Growth Mindset - Interview with Dr. Carol Dweck & Dr. Greg Walton13m
Character Behavior Language2m
Survey on the Micro-Moment0m
Practice Micro-Moments2m
Micro-Moment Triangle in Action4m
Micro-Moment Case Study: Kevin6m
Micro-Moment Case Study: Nina, Part I11m
Micro-Moment Case Study: Nina, Part II6m

4

Section
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4 hours to complete

Macro Structures

Create a plan for teaching character and then work every day to make it happen....
Reading
8 videos (Total 58 min), 2 quizzes
Video8 videos
Macro Structure Case Study: Silver10m
Practice Macro Structures1m
Dual Purpose5m
Dual Purpose Case Study: Mitch, Part I10m
Dual Purpose Case Study: Mitch, Part II7m
Dual Purpose Case Study: Jessica & Patrick, Part I11m
Dual Purpose Case Study: Jessica & Patrick, Part II5m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Midterm Exam 40m

5

Section
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3 hours to complete

Talking About Character Growth

No one ever masters something like grit or gratitude; the goal is to integrate those lessons into our daily lives....
Reading
5 videos (Total 23 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Character Growth Card2m
The Science of the Growth Card7m
Growth Card in Action5m
Ready to Teach Character8m
Reading3 readings
Growth Card Resource10m
KIPP's Approach to Character in the News10m
Post-Course Survey10m
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Briefcase

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Top Reviews

By PLOct 15th 2016

This is really helpful. I've noticed that after taking this course, I am applying it to the actual field especially in my daily conversations with my students. I'm very happy because of this course!

By KCMar 26th 2016

This course has made me grow first as a person and secondly as an educator. It is knowledge that I will use in my classroom and that I believe will set my students on a path of success.

Instructor

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Dave Levin

Co-Founder, KIPP; Co-Founder, Relay GSE

About Relay Graduate School of Education

Relay Graduate School of Education is a ground-breaking graduate school with an innovative Master's degree program designed specifically to respond to today's urgent demand for effective and successful teachers....

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