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- Students who need an efficient way to learn about strategies for diverse learning environments
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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a diverse learning environments unit of an instructional strategies course. Topics covered include:
- Classroom learning environments
- Techniques for managing classrooms
- Strategies for engaging students
- Learning disorders and disabilities
- Teaching special needs students
- Student intervention plans and strategies
- Response to Intervention (RTI)
- Integrating an Individual Education Plan (IEP) into the classroom
- Dealing with behavior issues
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. 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.
3. Student Engagement Strategies
Students learn information in many different ways, which makes engaging diverse student populations challenging. In this lesson, we will define what it means to be actively engaged and explore several best practice strategies for engaging students.
4. Learning Disorders and Disabilities: Definition, Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis
Why do some students struggle to learn? What types of learning disabilities affect students? In this lesson, we'll look closely at three common learning disorders: dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia.
5. Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability
Identifying children with a learning disability can be tricky because it can be confused with a lack of interest in a school subject. In this lesson, we will look at how learning disabilities can be identified and the three most common learning disabilities: dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyslexia.
6. Educating Students with Special Needs
In this lesson, we will explore how to educate students with special needs. We will specifically address how the educational needs of these students are best served if they are in a mainstream classroom being taught alongside their peers.
7. Student Intervention Plan and Strategies
This lesson will highlight various academic and behavioral intervention plans that you can use for students who are in need of academic or behavior support in the classroom. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.
8. What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies
The Response to Intervention process, or RTI, was designed and implemented in public schools as an attempt at early intervention for students with exceptional educational needs. In this video, we will look at the basics of this process.
9. Using an Individual Education Program (IEP) in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will explore what an Individual Education Program (IEP) is and the three key components of an IEP. We will also discuss who needs an IEP and who does not.
10. Reducing Undesirable Behaviors in the Classroom
This lesson covers several options for reducing bad behavior in the classroom, including time out, satiation and token economies. The lesson touches on how to use these techniques, and what to avoid when trying to encourage good behavior.
11. What are Online Learning Tools? - Definition, Types & Examples
This lesson introduces the role of online learning tools in K-12 classroom environments. It defines the concept of online learning tools and then offers examples of types of tools that teachers can use to increase their student's ability to learn.
12. School-Wide Positive Behavior Support: Definition & Examples
If office referrals and misbehavior have become a problem, school-wide positive behavior support is here to rescue you! Learn about this critical process for promoting good behavior in all areas of a school.
13. Elementary School Behavior Interventions
Helping elementary school students learn how to behave appropriately in school can be challenging, but it is important. This lesson offers some ideas for behavior interventions that can be really useful in an elementary school setting.
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- Types of Assessments: Help & Review
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- School Staff Evaluation & Development
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