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Take Control of the Noisy Class, Chaos to Calm in 15 Seconds

Take Control of the Noisy Class, Chaos to Calm in 15 Seconds

This book is a must read for educators and administrators.

Have you ever had one (or more) of those classes where, in spite of your best efforts, it seemed nearly impossible to get the students to stop talking? This book, by Rob Plevin, not only addresses the noisy class, but gives you specific strategies to deal with unruly classroom behavior and create a stress-free and calm classroom environment. The author embeds humor and real-life examples that make learning fun.

Graduate Credits/Clock Hours: 3 Quarter Graduate Credits offered through Seattle Pacific University or 30 Clock Hours offered.
(Graduate credits will be available soon!)

WA State educators have the option of earning 30 clock hours offered through ESD 112.

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Required Reading: Take Control of the Noisy Class, Chaos to Calm in 15 Seconds, by Rob Plevin

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1) Purchase and read Take Control of the Noisy Class, Chaos to Calm in 15 Seconds, By Rob Plevin

     You can find this book at amazon.com or your favorite bookstore.

2) Write complete answers to all of the questions on the Book Study Handout. The handout is 
provided to you after registration is completed.

3) Choose three strategies (from the list of strategies - in bold font - found on page 253 of the book) and put together a plan to implement use of several components from each of the three listed strategies into your educational setting for the current or upcoming school year. These three strategies are for your use only and need to be incorporated into your paper.

4) Write a 2-3 page paper detailing which of the three strategies you chose and why, including a plan for implementation of several components listed under each strategy into your educational setting for the current or upcoming school year. Be sure to discuss how you believe the use of these strategies will impact your setting in a positive way.

All 4 assignments must be completed within 1 year. Upload completed handout and paper to your Dashboard on the website or email all completed assignments and paperwork to lorie@teacherstudy.org.

SPU NOTE: Please be sure to register prior to completing any coursework. Registering for a course after coursework has been started violates accreditation standards and puts the University at risk; therefore, SPU reserves the right to not award credit if students are found to be in violation of this policy.

1) All (4) assignments must be completed within (1) year. Upload your documents to your Teacher Study Dashboard or email all completed assignments and paperwork to lorie@teacherstudy.org.

2) The rubric for the Book Study Handout is broken down into (2) goal areas.

The first goal area pertains to questions #1-35 on the handout. You will simply need to answer these questions and earn a “1”, “2”, “3”, or “4” according to the rubric.

The second goal area pertains to questions #36-59 on the handout. You will simply need to answer these questions and earn a “1”, “2”, “3”, or “4” according to the rubric.

The maximum number of combined points that can be earned is 12 (4 points on each of the 2 goal areas for the answers to the questions on the handout and 4 points for the reflection paper).

3) The rubric for the Take Control of the Noisy Class Reflection Paper explains how to earn a “1”, “2”, “3” or “4”.

“A” grade = 12 points
“B” grade = 10-11 points
“C” grade = 8-9 points
“D” grade = 6-7 points
“E” grade = 5 points or less

An “NC” (no credit) grade will be given if all (4) assignments are not completed within (1) year.

Earn 3 graduate level quarter credits offered through Seattle Pacific University, an accredited university. Additional $180 fee, payable to SPU. You must register with SPU* first to earn graduate credit.
*SPU graduate credits will be available soon! 

Students also have the option of earning 30 Clock Hours. Other known terms include, but are not limited to, Professional Development Hours, Professional Development Points, Continuing Education Units, Professional Development Units or your school district's equivalent language for clock hours earned.

A Certificate of Completion will be provided once coursework is reviewed and graded.

Note: WA State Educators have the option of earning 30 Clock Hours offered through ESD 112.  Educator is responsible for the $3 per clock hour fee. ESD clock hour claim code will be forwarded to you once the course is completed.

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