My personal philosophy of special education drives not from teaching in the field, but from, observations, and personal experience, and the workshops I attended. I have had the opportunity to work with individuals with special needs in many different settings, all this help cultivate my knowledge in handling the
I. Introduction The research in this paper is to discuss strategies used to teach students with severe disabilities in mathematics. “According to the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, (AAIDD) Intellectual disability is characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior as expressed in conceptual, social, and
Brianna Petro SPE 103-01 Dr. Pancsofar November 24, 2014 Tremblay, P. (n.d.). Comparative Outcomes of Two Instructional Models for Students with Learning Disabilities: Inclusion with Co-Teaching and Solo-Taught Special Education. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 251-258. Retrieved November 22, 2014.
Benefits and Challenges of Applied Systematic Instruction in Included Settings Jeannette Nunez Concordia University- Portland Benefits and Challenges of Applied Systematic Instruction in Included Settings In the educational world, there are countless programs, curricula, strategies, manipulates, and resources for teachers to pull from in order to aide in the teaching of concepts and learning of students. Whatever method(s) a school or district has deemed best practice, or adopted as their curriculum, tend to be the instructional practices or resources utilized the most by those teachers. Additionally, teachers will also have preference to teaching styles, resources, and materials they use for their students. While autonomy in any classroom is important to students’ academic growth, one must also be careful to select and implement instructional with great intention and purpose. Consideration to students needs is equally important as the mandate of teaching standards and demonstrating proficiency amongst students. Even when teaching non-disabled students, it can be time consuming and overwhelming to plan lessons so just how much more is involved when planning for students with significant disabilities (SD)? Better yet, what are appropriate instructional strategies to use for students with SD? Regardless of the instructional setting, these are considerations that must be given when teaching students with SD in order to maximize their learning opportunities to learn
Learning Strategies and Principles The types of learning strategies were focused on teacher-directed, teacher-facilitated, and learner-directed strategies. Both traditional and active learning principles were incorporated in the plan as well. The Traditional learning principle is focused primarily on teaching the student through a lecture or presentation, which is correlated as a teacher-directed strategy. This strategy is focused primarily on teaching the student through a lecture or
Additionally, identify any effective classroom practices being used. Describe how each helps to build conceptual understanding of the topic being taught.
Faculty of Education EDC2400 Assignment 2 Case Study Choose one case study and write an academic essay. PART A = Identify the educational needs of the class/training group. Use these educational needs as the basis (headings) for outlining classroom practice, including strategies, in order to accommodate the diverse learning needs of the entire class/training group. Strategies are to be of a detailed, practical and realistic nature.
I interviewed Andrea Erickson who teaches reading, writing, and pre-algebra at Central High school to students who have mild and moderate disabilities. Her students have varying abilities and she makes many accommodations in order to ensure her student’s success. The varying learning problems Andrea has encountered within the reading and writing realm include reading difficulties, reading comprehension, problems with inferencing plots, problems with predicting plots, and connecting sentences improperly. In pre-algebra Andrea expressed problems with students connecting the dots. For example, a student would understand one concept, but would be incapable of connecting that concept to the next. From my experience at the Boys and Girls Club, I
For them to be able to learn and retain information, you must be strategic in all aspects of your teaching and the environment you teach in. This includes everything from they way the classroom is set up to your tone of voice while you are teaching.
Behavioral Management Plan This ClassDojo is an online electronic classroom management communication system, it is used to assist teachers, record, and track students’ behavior in real time by adding and subtracting points. The students are recognized with points for the following participations: been on task, helping others, participation, persistence, teamwork and
In this paper, I will be discussing the real value that instructional strategies have to offer. I will also be discussing my research on two scholarly articles that I have found to support my case. The two main articles that I have selected for this paper are peer reviewed and have created discussion in the past. My research has made it known that instructional strategies lean on effective teaching. Every student has their own way with how they learn. It can be challenging for a teacher, but there are different learning methods that help educators reach out to their students properly. While curriculum is the heart of education, but being able to teach effectively is the key. A teaching strategy is simply used to deliver important information
One of the most important aspects of teaching is being able to effectively instruct students in the classroom. Effective instruction to me is being able to help students get to the end goal while giving feedback and assessment along the way, which will deepen their overall understanding of the content being taught. To do these things, it is crucial to meet student’s current needs and help them see that it is okay to struggle! When teachers can understand, and correct their mistakes and weaknesses, they are then more able to help students go down the right path. If teachers are not prepared for this to happen in their classroom, students may fail due to the lacking
Best Practices Upon review of the information provided in the textbook and through research required to complete the class assignments I have compiled the following list of my choice of the five best practices. The first among my list of best practices is a “student-centered learning environment” (Zemelman, 2005), this
Effective differentiated instruction reflects where the students currently are in their educational stage and not where a teacher wishes them to be. This step is important; placing students either too high or too low in the instruction can be adverse to the teacher’s goal of helping all students. Developing lesson strategies for students that are too demanding may have a negative effect on performance and reinforce negative emotions concerning learning. Likewise, developing lesson strategies that do not challenge students to perform at their best can also have a negative effect. Some students that are not engaged by a teacher's instruction are left adrift waiting for new or more stimulating material. Engaging students in the learning strategy is the key ingredient in producing active learners.
The primary focus in this section is to be focussed on what the student is to learn and in this case follow consistency in phrasing used throughout the school, WALT`s and WILF`s; a strategy allowing for consistency in objectives and expectations alike. It is beneficial then to, as Pollards suggests,