Perfectly Imperfk't

Address the many symptoms of perfectionism that inhibit student development

Instructed by Justin Vawter, Ben Koch, and Dorian Dayton

Course Description

At the root of perfectionism is how we attribute success and failure--manifesting in multiple ways, including underachievement, procrastination, blame, shame, and image control. Learn to identify the signs of perfectionism in your students and incorporate growth mindset practices to help them succeed and achieve.

This course is part of the NUMINDS LEARNING MANAGEMENT CREDENTIAL (1 of 3 courses), as well as:
*Perfectionism Badge, Level One
*Part of the SEL Specialist Pathway

What are the requirements?

No formal prerequisites.

What am I going to get from this course?

Pefectionism is often oversimplified and therefore misunderstand--from simply wanting things to be neat to the debilitating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). In this course, we will narrow the definition and introduce the types of healthy and unhealthy manifestations that arise from valuing perfection. You will see others (and maybe even yourself) in a whole new light!

Who is this course for?

Teachers who are ready to learn more about the complexities of the mind and nurture a healthy mindset for students who have have obstacles due to perfectionism.

About the Instructors

Justin Vawter lives on the fringe of education, a creative spark working tirelessly to redefine the educational narrative and make the learning experience meaningful for both teachers and students.

Justin firmly believes that with responsive curriculum, inspired classroom instruction, and expanded identification, we can close the equity gap and bring advanced learning to the forefront of educational services.

Program Specialist at Numinds Enrichment