Class Management Student behavioral and academic outcomes are improved by teachers having a clear understanding of what they are teaching and how they are
Class Management Student behavioral and academic outcomes are improved by teachers having a clear understanding of what they are teaching and how they are going to teach it. Creating clear goals and objectives for a lesson with aligned, engaging activities and opportunities for well-defined social interaction can reduce the occurrence of challenging behaviors and improve student performance.
Create a 12-15 slide digital presentation to be shown to general classroom teachers, of a grade level of your choosing, in a professional development setting, focusing on inclusion and strategies for classroom management.
The presentation should address the following:
· Identifying realistic expectations for the personal and social behavior of students with disabilities in various settings.
· Designing learning environments that encourage active participation in individual and group activities for individuals with and without disabilities.
· Promoting social skills that students with disabilities need for educational and other settings.
· Preparing students with disabilities to live harmoniously and productively in a culturally diverse world.
· Using collaborative learning groups and project-based activities to help students practice self-determination and self-advocacy skills.
· One recommended classroom management strategy for each of the identified behaviors to motivate students: incomplete work, lack of participation, talking out of turn or disrespectful language, and refusal to work with others.
Include a title slide, reference slide, and presenter’s notes.
Support your presentation with 2-3 scholarly resources. Expectations of Behavior and Encouraging Active Participation
Presentation thoughtfully identifies realistic expectations for students’ personal and social behavior in various settings. A quality, professional depiction of designing learning environments that encourage active participation in individual and group activities for individuals with and without disabilities is also presented.
Promoting Social Skills and Preparing Students
Presentation includes skillful examples of how to promote a variety of social skills that students with disabilities need for educational and other settings. An insightful selection of strategies to prepare individuals to live harmoniously and productively in a culturally diverse world are also presented.
Collaborative Learning Groups
Presentation insightfully discusses how collaborative learning groups and project-based activities can help students practice self-determination and self-advocacy skills with clear professionalism.
Recommended Engagement Strategies
Presentation presents an expert, thoughtful instructional strategy for each of the following behaviors: incomplete work, lack of participation, talking out of turn or disrespectful language, and refusal to work with others.
Language Use and Audience Awareness
Word choice in slides and speaker’s notes is distinctive, creative and well-suited to purpose, discipline, scope, and audience of the presentation.
The layout is visually pleasing and contributes to the overall message with appropriate use of headings, subheadings, and white space. Text is appropriate in length for the target audience and to the point. The background and colors enhance the readability of the text.
The product shows significant evidence of originality and inventiveness. The majority of the content and many of the ideas are fresh, original, inventive, and based upon logical conclusions and sound research.
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, and language use)
Submission is virtually free of mechanical errors. Word choice reflects well-developed use of practice and content-related language. Sentence structures are varied and engaging.
Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)
Sources are documented completely and correctly, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.
Total Percentage 100