Social Studies

Street Smart Psychology: Use Self-Determination Theory to Achieve Your Goals

This lesson teaches your student what Self-Determination Theory is and how to use it to achieve their goals.
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
My studies include a master's degree in Educational Psychology from Ball State University; a graduate certificate in Positive Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia; a bachelor's degree in Psychology; and, I'm a certified life coach. During graduate school, I completed 8-week courses in MBSR training through Palouse Mindfulness and the Science of Happiness offered by UC Berkeley — once as an online TA. I teach pre-k through 12th grade in three school districts as a substitute teacher. In this capacity, I've worked with children who have educational and behavioral challenges such as ADHD, ADD, ODD, test anxiety, and trouble reading. I've worked in basic skills and resource classrooms either as the lead teacher or a para-educator. As a freelance writer and editor, I explore the intersection of positive, neuro, and behavioral psychology. My work is available to read through several sources:, Thrive Global, Ardent Path Journal, The Ascent, Better Humans, Publishous, The Startup,  The Writing Cooperative, The Post-Grad Survival Guide, and Fine Lines Literary Journal. 
There is no homework.
You are welcome to take notes. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There are no assessments.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The material is age appropriate.


Kori Miller, MA - Educational Psychology
Lives in the United States
Habit Aficionado & Coach Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential Every Day
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13 completed classes

About Me

I teach a variety of series on Outschool: Storyteller Squad, Kori's Clubhouse Summer Reading, and Street Smart Psychology. 

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