Relationally Responsive Classroom Management

Do you want to increase student motivation? Are you interested to learn more about how to engage and motivate students in a multicultural urban classroom? If you want to build your abilities in planning and implementing methods for connecting with all students, reducing behavior problems, and improving academic achievement, then this is the course for you.
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In this course, you will learn how you engage your students in a multicultural urban classroom. Learn directly from University of Southern California professors how to engage with an increasingly diverse student body by cultivating meaningful relationships with your students. Dr. Alan Green will help you build your abilities in planning and implementing methods for connecting with all students, increasing student motivation, reducing behavior problems, and improving academic achievement by fundamentally changing teacher to student, student to student, and student o teacher relationships and engagement. This course includes videos of authentic classroom practice, a coach to provide personalized feedback, and flexibility to engage with the content on your schedule. 

  • Practical guidance from an expert on teaching and engaging a diverse body of students
  • Convenient, flexible online format
  • 45 PD hours or 3 graduate credits
Skills You'll Learn

In this course, you'll learn how to develop a plan for how to use mindsets and dispositions to cultivate a relationally responsive classroom You will develop strategies to employ Critical Self Reflection and the knowledge of students' life contexts as a way to enhance relationships with your students.

Course Overview

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About the Instructor

Dr. Alan Green joined Rossier in July 2009 as associate professor of Clinical Education and School Counseling Program Lead. He came from Johns Hopkins University School of Education, where he served most recently as chair of the Department of Counseling and Human Services. He earned a doctorate in counseling psychology from Howard University in Washington, DC and a master's degree in school and community counseling from California State University in Sacramento.

PCG Education

PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help teachers, schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize resources. PCG offers more than 50 online professional development courses to help teachers improve their skills, grow their careers and more effectively help and support their students.


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