Going Deeper with Beyond Boredom


Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Creativity & Instructional Strategies
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1 

Every teacher dreads hearing feedback that their classroom instruction is boring. As an educator, how can you get to the root of what causes boredom in your students? In this one-hour course by Gifted Guru, Lisa Van Gemert analyzes the contributing factors that lead to boredom and proven methods to overcome and prevent it from occurring in the first place.

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Boredom is an intriguing and complex topic to study. Understanding it better will help you engage students in meaningful ways and overcome the mental block that boredom can cause. Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed. dives deep into the underlying causes of boredom as she explains how to understand and remedy it in the classroom during this recorded virtual live event.

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

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41 reviews for Going Deeper with Beyond Boredom

  1. Chere – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas.

  2. Diana – TIPP CITY EXEMPTED VILLAGE (verified owner)


  3. jaime – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    it was ok.

  4. David – Bexley City Schools (verified owner)

    Accessible, relevant, and applicable information for all educators. I really appreciated the strategies to manage boredom in the classroom, an understanding of the science behind boredom, and the checklist to manage boredom through the need of Macro Structure, Micro Changes, Classroom Culture, and Internal Motivation.

  5. Elizabeth – SCHERTZ-CIBOLO-U CITY ISD (verified owner)

    This was very insightful and would be very helpful for all new teachers, as well as, experienced teachers.

  6. Lucinda – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    This presentation was an eye opener about boredom.

  7. Amanda – CORPUS CHRISTI ISD (verified owner)

    I think this course is useful in creating my classroom environment.

  8. Laura – WESLACO ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas for “changing up” things in the classroom.

  9. Priscilla – LA FERIA ISD (verified owner)


  10. John – Pilot (verified owner)

    great course, very informative and helpful.

  11. RAQUEL – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Simple and direct pointers that will help you with boredom in the classroom.

  12. Dawn – River View Local Schools (verified owner)

    Very useful information.

  13. Bonnie – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent information.

  14. Rosa – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  15. miriam – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Awesome ideas presented. I always enjoy Lisa Van G. sessions. I like the things she shares relating to her teaching experiences.

  16. Chris – CARROLL ISD (verified owner)

    Lisa Van Gemert did it again like always. This course provides practical applications to use immediately in the classroom to combat boredom and get the students engaged.

  17. Cheryl – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    I like the checklist and will use it.

  18. Maribel – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It was a great information and how to keep students engaged. I like the examples and the resources that were provided.

  19. Wanda – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Great course

  20. Sylvia – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It’s ok because it gives new ideas.

  21. Jimmy – PROSPER ISD (verified owner)

    The course was fine, if not all that enlightening, but I always enjoy Ms. Van Gemert’s delivery and info.

  22. Elsie – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It was very helpful

  23. Orlando – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    interesting course, makes you think

  24. Maria – SCHERTZ-CIBOLO-U CITY ISD (verified owner)

    Very interesting and helpful.

  25. Belinda – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  26. Melissa – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  27. Cynthia – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    no comment

  28. Donita – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    great coarse

  29. Amanda – GRAND PRAIRIE ISD (verified owner)

    This training was eye-opening!

  30. Julie – FAYETTE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (verified owner)


  31. Jennifer – PROSPER ISD (verified owner)


  32. Shayne – ROCK HILL LOCAL (verified owner)

    This is a great course. Very helpful.

  33. Ethan – Springfield City School District (verified owner)

    I learned a lot on how to address bordom.

  34. Amanda – Morgan Local Schools (verified owner)

    Great to have some ideas to curb boredom within the classroom.

  35. Paula – BLANCHESTER LOCAL (verified owner)

    This course explains great ways to overcome boredom for students and teachers alike.

  36. Consuelo – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    I found this course very helpful in keeping students engaged. In addition to, regulating my own method of teaching with out boring myself or the students.

  37. Paula – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    The course provided me with great insights and ideas.

  38. Jessica – East Muskingum Local Schools (verified owner)

    Awesome course.

  39. Sandra – BOLING ISD (verified owner)

    There were a number of good points to consider when planning.

  40. Sofia – DONNA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (verified owner)

    very informative

  41. Gabriela – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    Great tips and tools to help reduce boredom in the classroom.

  42. Grizelda – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)


  43. Christy – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    There was a bit too much “rabbit chasing”

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