The Biology of Belief

ED 501 Course Syllabus and Assignments

Course Readings

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles, by Bruce Lipton. 2005. Santa Rosa, CA: Elite Books. 205 pages.

Course Description

This course provides educators with the new scientific discoveries about the biochemical effects of the brain's functioning and how thoughts affect all the cells of the body. Science and other teachers can utilize these concepts in their teaching and instructional delivery to improve student learning and motivation. Positive thinking, mindset changes, self confidence and productive outcomes in life and schooling are integrated with holistic biological wellness. Educators will study the new physics, DNA codes, and genetics to implement this knowledge into classroom instruction and schools.

Course Objectives

1. Educators will review the new developments in science and biology regarding myths and realities of cell functions, genetic predetermination and the primacy of DNA.

2. Participants will learn about the significant impact that environment has on cellular biology, healthy body functioning, disease and how thoughts affect the brain and body.

3. Educators will be introduced to Epigenetics: the new science of self-empowerment and the laws of quantum physics as they relate to human improvement and behavior.

4. Participants will view The Living Matrix: The New Science of Healing DVD to explore bioengenetic research and knowledge from holistic healers, scientists and psychologists.

5. Educators will examine their professional lives as they relate to working in today's schools and how they can integrate the course content in classrooms and schools.

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3 Credits

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Course Syllabus and Assignment Rubrics

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The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards seeks to identify and recognize teachers who effectively enhance student learning and demonstrate the high level of knowledge, skills, abilities and commitments. This course aligns with #1, #2, #3 #4 and #5 of those standards.

Chapter Review/Reflections:

Write several paragraphs summarizing the main ideas, knowledge or information you thought was significant from each chapter in the book. Extended bullet points of main issues are also acceptable. See rubric for guidelines.

Chapters:

Introduction: The Magic of Cells
1. Petri Dish Lessons: Smart Students
2. It's the Environment, Stupid
3. The Magical Membrane
4. The New Physics
5. Biology of Belief
6. Growth and Protection
7. Conscious Parenting: Genetic Engineers
Epilogue: Spirit and Science

Writing Assignments

After the chapter reviews, write a two-page paper linking key concepts from the book Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles, by Bruce Lipton, into your specific classroom context. Write a DVD review of The Living Matrix: New Insights into our Bodies, Minds and Health. Compose your writings on areas of interest that are relevant to your teaching discipline or professional experience. This will enhance your capacity to apply the new concepts learned in this course. Focus your writings and activities on the concepts and strategies from the book and related assignments on how you can apply them to your school environment, teaching methodology and instructional practice.

Required Assignments

1. Book readings
2. Chapter reviews
3. Movie analysis & review
4. Final application essay
5. Project or activity (APA or MA writing style format.)

Email Assignments to: teacherslearningcenter@gmail.com in 1 or 2 Words docs.
Instructor: Joseph C'de Baca 727-258-7233

The Biology of Belief

$395

3 Credits

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