DEAR SUSAN: In our full-inclusion classroom, my co-teacher and I get the full attention of the students for about 20 minutes at the start of the class. After that, it’s a struggle to keep them engaged.
Hovering is a term used to describe an assignment in which a paraprofessional spends most, if not all, of his or her day working with a single student.
Here are some great articles on multisensory learning to help you with your classroom challenges.
Often, students on an IEP have trouble communicating how they’re feeling or if they have a problem that is affecting their ability to learn. This may often lead to behavior problems with those students.
Improving collaboration in the classroom between members of the teaching team is essential to improving the overall classroom experience for teachers, paraprofessionals and students – and it may take something as simple as a 3x5 index card to accomplish.