Course 5109

Connection in the Classroom

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Explain how connection is essential for academic and behavioral success.
  • Apply neuroscience research to build stronger connections with students.
  • Set intentions for building six types of connections in the classroom.
  • Understand how emotions affect learning and plan for creating a nurturing learning environment.
  • Analyze disconnecting pressures to create more connection in the classroom.
  • Recognize the role that addiction plays in the classroom and use this knowledge to create authentic emotional attachments.
  • Support students to see challenges from a positive and rewarding perspective.
  • Examine research about emotional connections to create lesson and unit plans.


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