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Recorded on: September 24, 2015 (75-90 minutes)
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Whether you’ve been teaching for 20 years or you just started in the profession, there’s always the possibility that you will have a student in your class whose behavior is disruptive. Disruptive classroom behavior not only interferes with teaching and learning, but it can also have a negative impact on classroom civility and the overall enjoyment of the learning experience.
The best classroom management strategy is to prevent disruptions before they occur. Participants of this webinar will learn strategies for creating and sustaining a dynamic learning environment PLUS effective methods for early intervention AND MINIMIZING PROBLEMS WHEN THEY FIRST OCCUR. We will also explore basic principles related to classroom management and learn a variety of strategies for managing disruptive behavior.
“Disruptive classroom behavior interferes with teaching and learning. The central goal of classroom management is to create a safe environment that gives all students the opportunity to learn.”
Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke is a mental health consultant and former psychology professor who taught for 19 years at colleges and universities in Colorado and Virginia. Her experience in higher education also includes serving as Associate Director of Career and Counseling Services at Christopher Newport University and Director of Faculty Professional Development at Community College of Aurora.
In addition to her career in higher education, Dr. Clarke has worked as a psychotherapist in a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. An active community mental health advocate, she served on the Colorado State Board of Directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and as an Executive Officer for both the Virginia and Denver-Rocky Mountain chapters of the Association of Black Psychologists.
Dr. Clarke is the author of Do Something Different…For a Change: An Insider’s Guide to What Your Therapist Knows (But May Not Tell You). The host of the Living Well with Dr. Peg radio program, she also appears weekly on Denver's 9News Morning Show. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Brown University and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from University of Virginia.
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