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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Other chapters within the MTTC Emotional Impairment (059): Practice & Study Guide course
- Human Growth & Development Basics
- Characteristics & Effects of Emotional Impairments
- The Educational Psychology of Emotional Impairments
- Psychiatric & Pharmacological Elements of Emotional Impairments
- Influential Factors on Development & Learning
- Using Education & Psychological Assessments
- Education Assessments for Emotional Impairments
- Interpreting Assessments & Emotional Impairment Reports
- Monitoring Students with Emotional Impairments
- IEPs for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Transition Planning for Students with Emotional Impairment in Michigan
- Behavior Intervention Plans for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Behavioral Interventions for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Curriculum for Students with Disabilities
- Teaching Strategies for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Individualized Instruction for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Technology for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Communication Skills in the Classroom
- Social Skills for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Life Skills for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Communicating & Collaborating with Students with Emotional Impairments & Their Parents
- School & Community Partnerships
- Foundations of SPED for Students with Emotional Impairments in Michigan
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with Emotional Impairments
- MTTC Emotional Impairment Flashcards