Inclusive Practice and providing learners with support Introduction I work at a further education College for students with epilepsy, associated learning difficulties, behavioural difficulties and other neurological difficulties. The College is based within a large institution called the David Lewis Centre. The Centre and the College prides itself with helping individuals along their path of independence. The college describes this in its mission statement, “Our mission is to enable young people with complex epilepsy and related neurological conditions to make the optimum transition to adult living”. (2006, p1) This is achieved through many and various methods of support to provide equal opportunity and inclusion.
(Bradley et al, 2010) RTI traditionally utilizes a three tiered approach to intervening with students who are struggling learners; with each tier providing more intense and focused strategies. (Griffiths et al, 2007; Bradley et al, 2010). Utopia School uses a similar three tiered approach for classroom management and behavioral issues. Since poor classroom management often results in loss of instructional time, teachers need proven strategies and systems to benefit all their students. (Sayeski & Brown, 2011) Using the RTI model of a tiered approach to behavior management enables educators to address behavior issues at all levels: basic classroom management, students who need extra social skills or behavior modifications and students with extreme behavior issues.
It described three myths as to why the high school transformation process has become an extremely lengthy one and how to change that fact. It also describes the major role advanced placement courses plays in high school reformation and how those courses can prepare students for a college education and a successful career. National Conference of State Legislatures (2010). High School Redesign: High School Reform Overview. Retrieved October 25, 2010, from http://www.ncsl.org This website shows how important it is for American high schools to prepare their students for college, in order for America to compete in this 21st century knowledge-based world.
Principal, 43-44. Retrieved from http://www.naesp.org/resources/2/Principal/2009/S-O_p.42.pdf Savage, T., & Savage, M. (2010). Successful classroom management and discipline teaching self-control and responsibility. (3rd ed.). Sage
(Lazarin and Ortiz, 2012). CPS has also noted that testing students will become a major part of the teacher evaluation system. (isbe,net) These tests must be administered to the ELL student to fit their needs and match the standards set for their testing environments and individualized learning plans. The auxiliary staff aide the classroom teacher in developing a well balanced and most times an individualized program for the ELL students, CPS has to increase these 'human resources' to help the ELL student. Next I began think about the fate of the underperforming schools.
<BR>Are boys and girls treated differently by the teacher in classroom situations? This is a question that has frustrated many psychologists and educators. In many cases, I think gender does play a significant role in the education process. Teachers may unconsciously give more attention to the boys in a classroom. Peggy Orenstein proved this in her essay, "Learning Silence: Scenes from the Class Struggle," in which she did field research in junior high schools interviewing and observing the interaction of teachers to their students.
The conventions of college writing are very complex and if professors are more helpful and patient with first year students as they learn academic discourse, students will be better prepared for all future academic endeavors and they will have a better opportunity to strengthen and develop their voice. David Bartholomae, author of Inventing the University, is a professor who writes about the struggles that students face with transitioning into college level writing and learning to write with authority in academic discourse, all while maintaining a unique voice. I agree with Bartholomae’s views on the subject and his arguments are very valid because he speaks from the status and
following assignment by the first day of school. I look forward to a challenging, intriguing, and fun school year as we all face the world of AP and I hope to help guide you through a great learning experience. Good luck! The following assignment is designed to cover material from the first two chapters of the textbook and the last one we study, Chapter 27, in order to give us a running start when the year begins. In APUSH we are required to cover a large curriculum and to do so adequately, especially in the first month of school, it is important for you to have background knowledge of the topics that will be discussed.
Student Ambassador Application Packet Due Friday, April 6, 2012 Cover Sheet The mission of the Student Ambassador Program is to promote Portland State University and represent the student body to current and future students and their families, guests, administrators, faculty, staff, alumni, community partners, dignitaries, and friends of the University. Student Ambassadors are students first and must be able to balance their academics with the demands of the program. The primary purpose of the program is to provide a leadership laboratory through which student ambassadors enhance and supplement their academic, communication, time management, and other professional skills. Student Ambassadors have great authority to manage and lead their own program as well as their office, the Viking Information Center – thus contributing to their overall learning and leadership. Student Ambassadors should strive to improve student success by being role models and a source of information for all students.
Problem Prevention Plan Patricia Williams Coleman Liberty University “Research has established that the first days of school are critical in establishing classroom order for the whole year” (E.Slavin, 2015, p. 278). Rules and procedures for the classroom, regardless of the level, are imperative and will be used accordingly in order for a classroom to be effectively managed. Starting the school year with rules and procedures will set a standard that will set a tone for the remaining entire school year. This problem prevention plan is designed to help the graduate students in Advanced Educational Psychology use their knowledge of classroom management by developing a first week plan for a grade level of their choice. This learner has chosen to develop a problem prevention