The eLearning course includes 54 modules. Mouse over the graphic to read an excerpt of each module.
Module 1: Introduction (8:02)
This module introduces the eLearning 0course based upon the DISCIPLINE WITHOUT STRESS TEACHING MODEL that shows how to handle every discipline problem and increase academic performance. It makes clear the difference between discipline and classroom management, which is an essential understanding for successful teaching and learning.
Module 2: Dr. Marvin Marshall's Background (6:51)
This module describes how the program was developed based upon the presenter’s experiences in teaching, counseling, and administration at all levels, K – 12, and at the district level as director of education. The module also explains his business experiences and what he discovered when he returned to the classroom after an absence of 24 years.
Module 3: The Discipline Without Stress Model (7:04)
This module explains the DISCIPLINE WITHOUT STRESS TEACHING MODEL in detail. Curriculum, instruction, classroom management, and discipline are clearly differentiated and how important it is to determine in which of the four areas a problem originates. The module concludes with a reflection piece about the importance of implementing the...
Module 4: Attention Management Procedure (4:42)
This module shares a simple and very effective classroom management procedure to get students’ attention very rapidly so class time is not wasted. Some type of immediate attention-getting procedure is critical for effective classroom management.
Module 5: Teaching Procedures Using Visioning
This module shows how to use visioning to improve classroom management and homework. It points out the most common mistakes teachers make regarding teaching procedures. Multi-tasking and switch-tasking are discussed.
Module 6: Using Collateral
This segment shows how to use collateral when students come to class without required materials. The segment concludes with a testimonial from a teacher who finally understood the difference between classroom management and discipline and how many times discipline problems are prompted by poor classroom management.
Module 7: Dead Time Is Deadly
This module shares the importance of ALWAYS having students engaged in some activity. Time or video yourself to discover how efficient you are when starting lessons. A suggestion is made to reduce time involved in correcting essays and how to increase their quality.
Module 8: Using Volunteers
This module suggests a number of procedures to increase your efficiency, reduce your workload, and how students can assist in a variety of situations.
Module 9: Not Relying on Rules
This module discusses how relying on rules automatically places the teacher and student in adversarial relationships. When a rule is not followed, the teacher is placed in a police role. Superior teachers rely on procedures because they create desire; rules do not. Rules impose rather than empower. Rules aim...
Module 10: Positivity, Choice, and Reflection
Implementing these three practices is necessary to reduce discipline problems, enhance relationships, and increase your effectiveness. They also enhance your personal life as well as your professional life. The critical connection between thinking and feelings is explained along with the importance of how this connection affects learning.
Module 11: Positive Imaging
This module starts with a discussion of how the brain works and how to use this knowledge to enhance learning. Communicating what you want, rather than what you don’t want, is the first step to improve effectiveness.
Module 12: Teaching Is Marketing
This module emphasizes that learning cannot be forced and that teachers are basically marketing information. The connection between feelings, teaching, and learning is explained.