Building Self-Esteem to Improve Student Performance

EDZU 9111 (3 credits / 45 hours)

Location: Online
Instructor: Lisa Seligson           **NEW COURSE**

Start Date: 02/14/2024
End Date: 03/19/2024

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Healthy self-esteem can have many positive effects on student performance. Teachers enrolled in this course will develop a strong understanding of self-esteem and an ability to recognize the character traits of students who have both a high and low self-esteem. Teachers will be guided through current research, developing lessons, and creating everyday practices to bring out the best performance in their students. This course will provide teachers in grades K-12 with meaningful, engaging experiences to help develop a healthy self-esteem in their students.


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Graduate: $580.00
Only courses taken for professional development graduate credit can receive an official university transcript.

In-Service or CTLE Professional Development

You can only receive one type of certificate,
please register accordingly. There will be
no switching of certificate status after the
start date of a class.

In-Service: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for in-service credit will provide an NYCTD, Inc. Certificate of Completion


New York CTLE: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for CTLE credit will provide a New York State Verification of Hours Certificate from NYCTD, Inc.

Teachers enrolled in this course will...


The factors that affect self-esteem

 How to identify signs of healthy self esteem

How to identify signs of low self esteem



The impact of healthy self-esteem on student performance     

The impact technology has on self-esteem

The importance belonging has on self-esteem


and Be Able To

Identify books and songs that build healthy self-esteem for your grade level(s) 

Create activities and lessons that develop self-esteem

Implement everyday practices in the classroom that build self-esteem

and much, much more!

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