Great Expectations: Improving Classroom Management, Wells, Spring 2020

Course Number: EDU 5515 C29
Instructor: David Wells
Location: Workshop Session from 9:00 - 12:00 on February 1, 2020 in Berlin, Vermont with online coursework through March 7, 2020
Dates and Times: February 1 - March 7, 2020
Credits: 3 Graduate Credits
Tuition: $975

Course Description

We all want a classroom where students learn while treating each other with respect.  Even experienced teachers can find this challenging at times.  Participants in this course will learn practical strategies that they can use today which will lead to a respectful classroom where students embrace learning.  “Sharpen your saw” and work with fellow teachers as you bring renewed purpose to your classroom.

 Audience: K-12 Classroom Teachers

Course Goals & Objectives

Participants in this course will increase their effectiveness in the classroom and will increase their understanding of the following key principles:

  • Developing an environment of trust and respect in the classroom
  • Establishing behavioral expectations and responding to student misbehavior
  • Teaching for mastery
  • Developing lessons with clear outcomes
  • Engaging students in engaging discussions

 Course Objectives:

 Participants in this course will demonstrate their ability to do the following:

  • Identify key practices which develop a trusting and respectful classroom.
  • Identify key teacher behaviors which establish and reinforce positive student behavior.
  • Use instructional practices which engage students and lead to mastery of key instructional objectives.

Required Texts

Costs, if any, for the required readings are not included in the course tuition.

Required Readings/Texts: 

Lemov, D. (2015) Teach Like a Champion 2.0

Curwin & Mendler. (2018) Discipline with Dignity: 4th Edition

 For additional course information

David Wells
(802) 661-4049

For additional registration information

Bethany Sprague
(802) 468-1325

Register online now!