Engaging Teens and Tweens

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3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
)

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  • up to 5 months to complete
  • independent study
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Course Description

This course examines new brain learning research findings and how they work with psychology. It looks at brain mapping, environment and genetic effects. How the brain goes through a variety of changes during adolescence is explained. The use of technology, computers, cell phones and other devices has changed how the brain is programmed and how adolescents in today’s society have changed. Strategies for engaging student in learning are presented to assist teachers and school administrators to improve academic performance. Educators will research the topic of teen brain and social development write and application essay or a project activity for implementation.

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$395

3 Semester Graduate Credits

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Course Objectives

  1. Educators will review the new findings in brain research that explain how the brain learns, make new connections and how our thinking is changed through brain plasticity.
  2. Participants will be presented with the various changes that the brain makes during adolescence and explore how technology and the media have changed how the brain functions with the new generations of students.
  3. Educators will learn about making material meaningful, how emotions affect the brain and learning as well as how stress affects the brain and body.
  4. Participants will explore techniques for managing student psychological states in order to engage them in learning and help them to recall and apply knowledge.
  5. Educators will research this topic as it applies to student choices regarding drugs, promiscuity, and alcohol as well as to their broader decision-making abilities.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Engaging Teens and Tweens

What Others Are Saying...

quote mark blue - Engaging Teens and TweensI would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
quote mark blue - Engaging Teens and TweensThank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
quote mark blue - Engaging Teens and TweensThank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
quote mark blue - Engaging Teens and TweensMy superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
quote mark blue - Engaging Teens and TweensI heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
quote mark blue - Engaging Teens and TweensThanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues
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$395

(3 Semester Graduate Credits)

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