Discussion 5: Candidates will be able implement tools and supports for learning of students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms.
Directions: Please answer the following questions. You can use bullets to summarize you responses. Also respond to one post that your peer has shared.
- What are the key points of the material that you explored?
- What was new to you and how did it change the way you perceive addressing the educational needs of your students?
- Give at least one specific example of an experience in your personal or professional life that is related to the readings/videos.
Fish in a Tree: Ch. 25-33
Classroom culture and procedures are used to maximize student engagement. (Time: 14:05)
A number of experts talk about positive ways to deal with preschoolers who present non-compliant behaviors. (Time: 5:24)
A teacher demonstrates using structure and specific instruction to manage transitions. (Time: 13:51)
An elementary teacher demonstrates the use of cooperative learning to teach math. (Time: 8:55)
Dr. Calderon defines the various types of peer-assisted learning, describes the benefits for English learners, and shares practical tips for instruction. (Time: 14:38)
Dr. Robert Marzano discusses high-yield strategies and how to meet the needs of students who do not respond to them. (Time: 3:08)
Teachers employ a jigsaw strategy to help students understand text through different lenses. (Time: 1:55)
Strategically paired students help each other with homework review. (Time: 1:28)
Teachers team up to improve student achievement. (Time: 4:12)
Teachers use wraparound activities to bring reading to life for students. (Time: 26:55)
A teacher shares some thoughts about a student’s behavior issues and her uncertainty about how best to communicate her concerns to the child’s father. (Time: 2:12)
The classroom practices that make up the most effective social and emotional learning programs are overviewed. (Time: 6:03)