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Building Community in The Classroom (1 CEU)

Course number : DEV10 E879   
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Learn 37 Powerful and Ridiculously Easy Ways to Teach Character & Critical Thinking.

Practical skills and techniques to build empathy, character, and community in the classroom by recognizing and celebrating the usefulness and relevance of Classical Thought in our daily lives and relationships. Practice with implementation of the concepts and techniques, and evaluation of lesson plans--without stress, and with measurably positive results. 10 Hours. (1 CEU) Class meets from 9:00AM - 2:30PM with a 1/2 hour lunch break.

Prerequisite: Familiarity with/Access to National and California State Content Standards for Critical Thinking (for Grades 5 through 10). A generous Sense of Humor.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Sat


Ann Lorenzen 

CEUs : 1



Please read:  One CEU is equivalent to ten contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education/training experience under responsible, qualified direction and instruction (definition of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training-IACET). Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are based on the number of sixty-minute contact hours for a course or program. (Example: If a course or program meets ten contact hours, one CEU will be awarded.) To receive CEUs, the participant must attend all the hours required for that CEU value. Earned CEUs may be useful in maintaining certification or licensure. They may also document the participants’ continuing professional education for an employer, association or credentialing agency. Cal Poly Extended Education maintains a record of the CEUs participants have earned through programs and courses approved for CEUs. CEUs are for non-credit courses or programs. They cannot be converted to quarter or semester hour credit and they cannot be applied to degree programs. CEUs will not be awarded retroactively. Registration for CEUs must occur by the deadline specified for the program. CEUs earned will be recorded on an official Cal Poly transcript, which must be ordered and paid for by the participant. An email notification will be sent to participants once CEUs have been recorded and transcripts can be ordered.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
12/1/2018 - 12/8/2018 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM San Luis Obispo, TBA  Map Ann Lorenzen  Lecture