This course gives great examples related to how to integrate character development through teacher feedback in a positive, respective and encouraging manner that develops resiliency and self-efficacy.
This is a very comprehensive course and all the sources they use are very concise and educational. I recommend this course to both teachers and parents to strengthen the character of their children.
par Ellen F•
A very good course. This course started with a review on positive psychology and its relationship to education, focusing on "Growth Mindset", "Grit" , and other character traits related to academic success. It presented some very clear advice for teachers wishing to encourage success by rewarding effort and simple hard work in the classroom. Teaching isn't easy and many students become discouraged. I thought that one of the best things about this course was the idea that even simple changes in the teacher's wording of a response or in his/her facial expressions might impact a student's attitude about success in the classroom. Beyond this, many academic lessons can be combined with relevant character lessons such that students benefit with increased motivation and less fear of failure.
par Kelli S•
There is a technical glitch that shows that you have completed a section of peer reviews even when you haven't. If I hadn't tried to pull up my certificate on the last day, I would have had to switch sessions...for the second time. Unfortunately, there is no recourse for talking to someone directly to fix the glitch. Other than that, it is a fantastic course with easily applicable lessons shared at a great pace with classroom examples. I learned a ton and began immediately applying strategies to my classroom.
par Theodoros F•
Good course, interesting theory, opens up a new thinking process for planning classes. The dual purpose classes, i.e. content plus the development of some of those characters strengths discussed in the course will certainly be much more problematic than presented; also the evaluation of character strengths will certainly be problematic for some time to come, but the course is till worth taking.
par Tereza F•
I didn't know what to expect, and I was pleasantly surprised. I would wish for a bit more practical/concrete hints on creating the dual purpose lessons in other subjects than reading, but that's something I can probably think about by myself.
I really learned a lot about myself and the way I can teach in the class.
par Riin A•
Quite informative. However, if you are not working as a teacher while taking this course it is a bit hard to do the assignments.
par Christine R•
Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms was a good course. I learned a lot about teaching character to students.
par Ashley W•
Full of great ideas about teaching character. I see that my approach to teaching has shifted and my students are benefiting.
par Gehad G M•
a nice course if u want to know ur students well and also learn about how to have a positive characters in ur class :)
par Barbara M•
Usable information, well-presented, very accessible. Videos of teachers in class add a great deal to the content.
par Jason B•
good to start a journey towards understanding an approach of integration of character into lessons.
par Anastasia M•
Very good course, easy to attend and informative. I learned new things in a pleasant way.
par dennis j•
excellent course well presented, wish it were a bit longer did not want to stop!
par mohamed E•
needed to be a little bit longer amazing course thank you so much for your help
par Anchal M•
the course enlightens from within and motivates to teach in right direction
par Cory J•
Great content but not as informative as what I was hoping to learn.
par J. A C•
Great Class, Creative ideas to help student to be successful.
par Gwendolyn U M•
Very easy to follow and very meaningful activities
par Faisal B K V•
I am a teacher. It helped me a lot.
par Shahbaz A•
Very interesting course it is.
par ESTHER N S K•
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par Amir S•
very good so far.
par Elena T•
par FREDA H G•