Request Information Tier One Strategies Although there are many different response to intervention RTI teaching strategies that can be used in tier one, some of the most effective RTI strategies use instruction that is structured, planned and research-based. Most teaching strategies are specific to the subject being taught, especially in the cases of mathematics and language arts; however, there are strategies that can be effective in all subjects and at all grade levels. Many of these strategies can be combined to present an effective lesson. You have three minutes.
Parents need to know what is going on with their child even if the news isn't always positive. Don't be afraid to seek outside help from other teachersprofessionals, internet, etc.
There are so many valuable resources out there. I once met a student's therapist, without student, he had ADD and he gave me many tools to use that really worked. He also gave me a better understanding for the diagnoses. I know this is easier said than done.
There are days when we can just pull our hair out! Take a deep breath, count to ten, remove yourself from the situation, whatever it takes to calm down and then move forward. There have been many times I have had to ask my neighboring teacher to watch my class while I excused myself to the ladies room just to regroup.
It makes a difference. Just that minute or two allows me to regroup and return to the classroom ready to try again. They need a structured schedule that as much as possible remains the same every day.
Keep rules simple and consequences clear. Be sure to follow through. Setting simple small goals for students who struggle academically will offer the opportunities for students to succeed. Rewards should not be prizes or trinket. Keep in mind success isn't always in the shape of an A.
Success for some students can be a perfect C or just spelling one really challenging word right on the test. Once a child gets a taste of success, they will want to experience it more and more.
Be sure to make a big deal out of each success, whether great or small. You can find professional development training on teaching students with special needs from the K Teachers Alliance.
Parents may come to you and ask you if you believe their child suffers from this deficit. Do not fall into this trap.
Remember you are not a physician and only a physician can diagnose. I say this only because I fell into this trap years ago and fell hard! First, I never said that whole other story but you can see how parents can twist your words. That being said, you may receive a form from the child's physician for you to fill out that will help the doctor make his diagnosis.
Be honest, it is only helping the child. Should the parent return with an official diagnosis from the doctor, here are some things you can do to work with the student and parent.
Talk and listen to the student. Many are aware of their difficulty focusing. If they are older, they can often tell you what helps them focus. Help students get organized.
Color coded folders, notebooks, pencil boxes zipper ones work bestand organized binders trapper keepers.
If students move from class to class, talk with other teachers to help find a system that will work for everyone. Be creative in your lessons.Tier One Strategies. Although there are many different response to intervention (RTI) teaching strategies that can be used in tier one, some of the most effective RTI strategies use instruction that is structured, planned and research-based.
Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism. Temple Grandin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO , USA (Revised: December ) Good teachers helped me to achieve success. I was able to overcome autism because I had good teachers.
All schools implement ‘Rules’ which are non-negotiable and relate to health and safety, bullying, drugs, and aggressive behaviour. These rules are illustrated around the school to act as a reminder and demonstrate the type of behaviour expected from them.
9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics. there are specific techniques that might be expanded, embellished, and adapted to the teacher’s personality and, above all, made appropriate for the learner’s level of ability and environment.
You can find more examples of how to use these strategies in my book with Stephen Krulik. INSTRUCTION We help teachers, principals, instructional coaches, and other school leaders develop the skills and strategies needed to challenge students, develop positive relationships, and consistently deliver high-quality instruction for all learners.
In this teacher blog, Myree shares her strategies for teaching students who need extra attention, including students with ADD/ADHD, behavior disorders, special needs, and learning challenges, as well as gifted students.