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systematic tough choices
Mon Jun 1, 2015 14:40

At the end of this class, I would hope that the tough choices all teachers have to make would be a little more systematic in the following ways:
1. Knowledge of what works generally in terms of interactions and teaching with individuals with ASD.
2. Knowledge of theoretical frameworks that help identify instructional needs and strengths.
3. Knowledge of classroom organizers like the 6-week rule and a hypothesis-testing approach.
4. Knowledge of the research, so that you don't continue to choose failed solutions unless you have reason to think they might work this time because of some way you tweaked them.
5. Knowledge of how and where to find additional information.

  • Re - What if it does not work - Chelsea King, Sat May 30 17:40
    With my experiences I have constantly wondered what if this and what if that and I don't think anybody could provide a clear and concise answer to this. It's a case by case decision and we all have... more
    • systematic tough choices - koppenhaverd, Mon Jun 1 14:40
    • Wise words - miloshcl, Sun May 31 08:26
      I think you're right, Chelsea. We would love to have a golden rule or a clear set of steps for 'what to do next if..' for every situation we will ever encounter in the classroom... but that's not... more
    • Reply to Chelsea - Britt Hatcher, Sat May 30 17:50
      It is a scary decision that has to be made one person that could either negatively or positively affect that student. I also think that when it comes down to it that the relationship that we have... more
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