Focus here is on any and all of your readings related to writing instruction. Respond here with your thoughts, insights, connections to kids and your classroom, questions. Take your cue from classmates who responded to one another's reflections last week. Increase your opportunity to learn from one another in the... more
These two articles really made me think about reading comprehension in all students, not just students who have ASD. I really thought hard about things I am doing in my classroom to help students better comprehend what is being read. It is only my first year of teaching, and I do not have any students in my... more
Post your insights and questions here as you do the readings each week. After the first person posts on a particular reading, reply within that topic so we have specific reading conversations visually linked.
Post your thoughts on assessment here. This discussion ultimately should include your thoughts about the assessment DK did with Nolan over Skype, assessments you find helpful in teaching your students better, assessments you are required to give by your school system, your thoughts on the readings, and your... more
I enjoyed reading the articles on promoting emergent writing for students with significant disabilities and alternative pencils. I really was able to think about my own classroom while I was reading these articles. I thought about how I think about my students with disabilities. I don't have any students in my class... more
Explore how the threaded discussion works in this thread. Post a reply to the trial, then reply to someone else's posting, etc. Return to messages in order to see how the thread helps you understand who is talking about what by using multiple levels of indenting.
This is the thread you should use for posting questions, comments, and suggestions about the course. Things that don't fit in specific threads that will be developed on specific topics throughout the course. Anyone can respond to anyone else here, so issues will be addressed publicly (we can all learn from the... more
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