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Lear Workshops

Graduate Workshops

Workshop Offerings for SPRING 2024

Summer Courses 2024

Please send a 500.00 payment and completed registration form to the mailing address on the Registration Forms page.


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Teach Like a Champion, Part 2

(Part 1 is not a prerequsite)



June 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th                 8:30-4:30  (Zoom)

Course Description:

This experientially oriented workshop provides educators with a set of techniques, a shared vocabulary, and a framework to increase student skills and knowledge to be academically successful in the classroom. This course focuses on getting all students to exert effort, follow classroom directions, communicate in a positive way, and complete daily assignments. In addition, the we delve into the topic of backwards lesson planning for more engaging lessons.

Location: ZOOM

Boosting Teacher Morale: Motivation & Mindset


June 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th,  14th  8:30-4:30  (Zoom)

Course Description:

This experientially oriented workshop provides research-based strategies and techniques that boost morale and professional growth for teachers who experience burnout. Teacher morale is directly related teacher retention and student achievement and studies indicate that high levels of teacher stress can lead to lower student outcomes. Topics include sense of purpose, passion, and motivation, the affective dimension of education, challenges to teacher morale, and meaningful professional growth.

Location:  ZOOM

Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement & Boost Creativity, Part 2 (Part 1 is not a prerequisite for this course)


June 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st  8:30-4:30 (Zoom)

Course Description:

This experientially oriented workshop focuses on developing creative and engaging lessons that draw student in and help establish rapport with students in the classroom. In the course we discuss lesson planning including everything from the “hook” used to capture students’ attention at the beginning of class to the exit slip students write before leaving the classroom. As teachers, if we want students to be engaged, we need to offer engaging lesson every day. Pirate is an acronym for Passion, Immersion, Rapport, Ask and analyze, Transformation, and Enthusiasm.

Location: ZOOM

Making Students Accountable, Part 2

(Part 1 is not a prerequisite)


June 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th   8:30-4:30 (Zoom)

Course Description:

This experientially oriented workshop focuses on research-based strategies that hold students accountable for their behavior and academic performance in the classroom. Even when students believe in the value of academics, they still may prefer to spend time and energy on more compelling activities such as Snapchat, cell phones, and video games. Topics include intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, the pros and cons of incentives, incentives that work, student effort, and grades versus achievement.

Location: ZOOM

Best Practices for Supporting At-Risk Students 


July 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th  8:30-4:30 (Zoom)

Course Description:

 This experientially oriented workshop focuses on students who are at-risk of not meeting academic or social expectations. The course addresses who might be at risk, interventions for those students, provides strategies for those who are performing poorly in school, and methods to help these at-risk students succeed. Topics include: school-related factors, student-related factors, community related factors, developing realistic goals, and evidence-based practical strategies that are proven effective.

Location: ZOOM

Experiential Learning:  Bringing Real-World Relevance into the Classroom


July 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th  8:30-4:30 (Zoom)

Course Description:

 This experientially oriented workshop provides research-based strategies and techniques that bring real-world relevance into the classroom. Experiential learning is an environment that involves authentic experiences, relating coursework to practical knowledge, and developing skills for the real world. In addition to hands on learning, students acquire necessary skills needed to become more successful both inside and outside of the classroom. Authentic learning is a powerful way to engage students in the classroom while providing connections to their world through real-life problems.

Location: ZOOM

Mind, Body, and Movement: The Impact on Learning


April 11th & 25th  5:00-9:00 pm   (Zoom)

April 13th,14th,27th,28th  8:30-4:30  (Zoom)

Course Description:

This experiential course focuses on brain research that shows that moving while learning is beneficial because it improves neuron connects and helps develop different areas of the brain. Incorporating movement into your lessons helps students stay focused. engaged, excited about learning, and helps them retain information. This course offers research-based strategies that work with students to increase their levels of retention and achievement while reducing stress and anxiety.

Location: ZOOM




Registration Forms

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Organization & Communication Skills in the classroom

September 14th,16th,17th,

30th & Oct. 1st

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Learning for Life & Work in the 21st Century

Nov. 2nd, 4th, 5th, 18th, 19th


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Classroom Management: Collaboration & Team Building

Oct. 12th, 14th, 15th ,28th, 29th


Course #

EDUC- 580-N1980


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Critical Thinking & Social Skills for Students


Nov. 30th  & Dec. 2nd, 3rd, 16th, 17th 


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  • Click on the bottom to download the correct form for the workshop you wish to take. Please complete the registration, sign and date the bottom, and email the registration back to  Please leave Student ID blank. Muskingum requires that you include you Social Security number in place of the Student ID.



- Leave Student ID# BLANK

- SIGN and DATE at the bottom

- Make checks payable to:

 Muskingum University

- Mail the Registration and Payment to:

C.J. Lear

1575 Raywood Rd.

Alliance, Ohio  44601

If attending the in-person courses, payment is due the first day of class.

Zoom Access

Click the button below and enter the Meeting ID# and Password to join the meeting. 

Summer Courses 

Meeting ID#:  886-817-372

Password: 000058

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