Course DescriptionMany students come to school with unique mixtures of family histories, traumatic experiences, and special needs that test our skills and patience. This course demonstrates how educators can value the tenacity and building connections while teaching the students who most need help. The course details real-life students whose serious challenges inhibited their classroom experience and eventually achieved success. Strategies for analyzing students' challenges and developing individualized action plans are discussed, with in-depth examples. Recommendations for teachers and support teams are included, to provide support and skills to students who need it most. Lastly, the course includes specific advice for administrators on constructing systems and procedures that give all our students the best chance for success.
A link to the Armchair Ed course assignments and exams will be included in the registration confirmation and receipt email that will be automatically sent to students immediately upon completion of the registration process. Any required textbooks must be purchased separately.
The link can also be accessed after enrollment by logging into the Student Portal and clicking the link listed under View Online Resources.