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Prompting/ Scaffolding
Sat Jun 13, 2015 21:50

I think it is important to prompt students when they are off task or need the assistance. I feel like prompting and scaffolding often go hand and hand. I find that prompting can be extremely helpful with ASD students because when they get stuck on a certain task; they may become frustrated and lose sight of what the lesson is trying to accomplish. I would be careful not to prompt too much because we donít want our student to become reliant on the help of others. It is important that they are also able to problem solve and work through something they do not understand.

  • Prompting Students - parsonkl, Sat Jun 13 14:57
    I've learned a lot about how to instruct students with ASD these past few weeks. I feel like all students have strengths and weaknesses when it comes to learning. One video that interested me in... more
    • Prompting/ Scaffolding - coxdm, Sat Jun 13 21:50
    • Prompting - Allison Powers, Sat Jun 13 21:04
      I totally agree with you. I think scaffolding is a hard thing to do. Balancing how much to push them to do, when to let up, when to help, and when to let them do it independently is a lot to think... more
    • Students giving up - Sonya Summey, Sat Jun 13 20:28
      There is definitely a time when students need to be pushed. I also think that if the student is refusing to do the work and is just done for the day, then it is okay to stop and do something else. We ... more
      • Re: Students giving up - Molly Smith, Wed Jun 17 16:06
        I think that these are interesting points that you're making. Something that I've thought about when watching these videos is when do we know when the student needs to be pushed and when they are... more
    • RE - Prompting Students - Chelsea King, Sat Jun 13 17:20
      I watched this video this week as well and found it particularly interesting, because I too felt like in some instances it was the teacher doing the work through providing too much support and... more
    • Re: Prompting Students - Karley Ingold, Sat Jun 13 15:42
      This was also one of the questions that had me stumped as I watched the words video. It seemed as if the child understood the activity and did not have any trouble with the first task. However, as... more
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