While this course is beneficial on its own, it is intended as a follow-up session to Beyond Boredom: Understanding and Conquering the “B” Word, which is available in our course library.
In this 1-hour course, you will learn:
- The definition of boredom
- Causes and contributing factors of boredom
- How to distinguish between boredom and other emotions
- How to encourage self-regulation skills
- Effective methods and strategies for overcoming and preventing boredom
Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.