2018 March Webclass: 
Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning  

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The June - Joliet Summer Seminar is now open for enrollment!

  • Date:    March, 2018
    Online at your own pace

  • Cost:    $600 (Fees, Graduate Credit, Materials)
    $500 for SCECH's

  • Credit: 3 hours Graduate Credit,
    Spring Arbor University, EDU 517,
    or 75 SCECH hours (Michigan Professional Development Hours)

The focus of the 2018 March Webclass, is to provide strategies that will assist educators to prepare students and their families for success in all aspects of their lives, the larger community and world.

Michael Grinder - The Cats (Students) in the Doghouse (School) Making Your Classroom a Humane Society.

Establishing relationships with the hard-to-reach students and effortlessly managing your classroom environment.

Author and world renowned expert in the science of non verbal communication, non verbal leadership, group dynamics, advanced relationship building & presentation skills.  


LaVonna Roth – Ignite your S.H.I.N.E

Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E.® is a program that fires up those in your organization, school or district and creates a place where everyone is cherished and valued! It’s about creating a learning environment where FUN, engagement and productivity are at their peak


 Self. Heart. Ignite. Navigate. Exceptional.    These words capture the path that LaVonna Roth uses to challenge others in finding out how to ignite the S.H.I.N.E. in their students, others and self.  As a learning specialist, author, keynote speaker and consultant, LaVonna bridges her passion for how the brain learns with education and helping every individual realize the value they bring.




More Benefits That You'll Need

  • Practical Techniques you can use immediately
  • Elevate Student Performance
  • Improve your skill set & be recognized
  • Build Student Responsibility & Self-esteem
  • Improve your student connections
  • Enhance your love of teaching

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

1. What materials will I need?  You will receive an information packet for the class in the mail which contains the Strategies for Effective Teaching and learning handouts, Michael Grinder’s text, A Cat in the Doghouse, and a Spring Arbor University Registration Form. The handouts will contain a section for each speaker with notes to follow while watching the videos online, and questions to be submitted on Google Forms for homework.  

2. How do I register with SAU for the graduate credit? Please complete the SAU registration form and email it to Sarah.advantagediscipline@aol.com no later than March 1.  

3. Is this course offered for 3 hours of graduate credit? Yes. All Spring Arbor University’s off campus 3 hour graduate courses are numbered EDU 517. The name of the course designates each year’s class.    

4. How do I view the online videos? On March 1 you will receive an email with links to the class videos. Once you receive this email you can begin the class and proceed at your own pace.

5. What if I can’t access the video links? If you do not receive this email by March 1 please contact Heather Werkema immediately, at lisa.advantagediscipline@gmail.com  she will work with you to get the links.

6. How many videos are there to watch? There will be approximately 20 videos for you to view each lasting from one to one and a half hours. They are videos of the Educating the Whole Child Class that Advantage Discipline presented in real time last summer.

7. How long do I have to view the videos? The videos will be available online until March 31.

8. How can I comment or ask questions about the class and the videos? The website we are using provides a comment section where you can post any of your thoughts as you watch the videos. We will monitor this section daily and respond to your questions. If you have a more detailed comment please e-mail it to Sarah, sarah.advantagediscipline@aol.com  and she will respond directly to you.

9. How do I submit my assignments? The assignments, which are 6 questions at the end of each speaker’s section of your book, can be submitted using Google Forms. A link to each speaker’s Google Form will be printed in your book, and in addition the links will be emailed to you on March 1. Please contact  Sarahwith any questions on Google Forms at sarah.advantagediscipline@aol.com.

10. When are the assignments due? There 12 questions for Michael Grinder’s presentation and 11 for Lavonna Roth’s presentation or a total of 23 questions. Answers to the first 12 questions for Michael Grinder are due by March 15. Answers to questions 13 through 23 for LaVonna Roth are due by April 1. Your assignments can be quite brief (a few sentences or a paragraph per question).   


If you have questions at any time during the class please let either Sarah or Lisa know via e-mail. We will be happy to offer suggestions and support.   Thank you for your participation in our webcast. We look forward to talking with you online.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us:
Class Questions:    Sarah Knapp, Instructor of Record
Ph: 616-446-4642         Email: sarah.advantagediscipline@aol.com
Technical Support &  Registration  :    Lisa Lyman      
Ph: 616-540-3974         Email:  lisa.advantagediscipline@gmail.com

For information about any of our classes or professional development opportunities for your department or school contact:

Sarah Knapp 616-540-3974 or sarah.advantagediscipline@aol.com
Lisa Lyman 66-540-3974 or lisa.advantagediscipline@gmail.com  
 Or register online at: www.advantagediscipline.com

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