Ch 14: Learning Environments for Students with Emotional Impairments

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The learning environments used for students with emotional impairments are thoroughly covered in the lessons we've included in this chapter. Study for a test or catch up in class with the resources we've provided for you here in this mobile-friendly and comprehensive format.

Learning Environments for Students with Emotional Impairments - Chapter Summary

You'll find topics related to learning environments for students with emotional impairments discussed in this chapter. Some of these include the importance of the classroom learning environment, ensuring the classroom is a safe learning space and developing effective classroom design. You should be able to complete the following once you're finished with these lessons:

  • Create a learner-centered classroom environment
  • Use effective techniques to manage a classroom
  • Design and establish daily classroom routines
  • Transition to different activities in the classroom
  • Use wait time in class successfully
  • Define an inclusive classroom and its environment
  • Utilize activities to build community in the classroom
  • Develop a rapport with students

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11 Lessons in Chapter 14: Learning Environments for Students with Emotional Impairments
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Learning Environment in the Classroom: Definition, Impact & Importance

1. Learning Environment in the Classroom: Definition, Impact & Importance

One of the most important things a teacher can do is provide a positive learning experience. Setting up a positive learning environment is tricky, but not difficult. Get ready to learn about how to do this and why.

Creating a Safe Learning Environment in the Classroom

2. Creating a Safe Learning Environment in the Classroom

Children learn best when they are in a safe classroom environment, and teachers and families are happier when classrooms feel safe, too. This lesson will give you some ideas on how to create a safe environment for all learners.

How to Develop an Effective Classroom Design

3. How to Develop an Effective Classroom Design

An important factor for teachers to consider when preparing for instruction is how to set up their classroom. This lesson describes factors to consider when planning the physical design for a classroom.

Creating a Learner-Centered Classroom & Environment

4. Creating a Learner-Centered Classroom & Environment

Education is moving toward a more learner-centered model, where student needs and interests are used to develop lessons and activities. This lesson explores how a learner-centered model is applied to the classroom.

Classroom Management Techniques

5. Classroom Management Techniques

Managing the classroom is a challenge that all teachers face, and the decisions and actions a teacher takes in this area are extremely influential. In this lesson, we discuss different aspects of classroom management and the importance of creating a plan before the term begins.

Establishing Daily Classroom Routines

6. Establishing Daily Classroom Routines

The learning environment must be properly managed to promote student success. This lesson describes ideas for making clear expectations for classroom schedules, transitions, and routines.

How to Manage Activity Transitions in the Classroom

7. How to Manage Activity Transitions in the Classroom

Teachers need to use management strategies for every aspect of classroom interactions, especially transition times. This lesson reviews methods they can use to make smooth transitions from one activity to the next activity.

Using Wait Time in the Classroom

8. Using Wait Time in the Classroom

During class discussion, is the pause between the teacher's question and the student's response important? It is, and the pause between the student's response and the teacher's reaction is also important. In this lesson, we define and discuss both types of wait time and how they can be used to optimize students' learning.

Inclusive Classroom: Definition, Strategies & Environment

9. Inclusive Classroom: Definition, Strategies & Environment

Creating and maintaining a successful inclusive classroom requires much thought and collaboration. This lesson will introduce the concept of inclusive classrooms and how you can make your classroom successful for inclusion.

Building Community in the Classroom: Ideas & Activities

10. Building Community in the Classroom: Ideas & Activities

Building a strong classroom community is key for creating a safe, productive learning environment. This lesson will give some tips and activities you can use to build a strong community in your classroom.

How to Develop Rapport with Students

11. How to Develop Rapport with Students

Developing positive relationships with students is an important part of the job for educators. This lesson describes ways to do this and shows how to apply these methods to your everyday teaching.

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