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Re: emergent readers thoughts
Thu Jun 4, 2015 15:41

I think that a challenge with any student, along with students with ASD, is keeping them focused and motivated. We as teacher have to switch up what we are doing to try to get students interested. I think you could do this using any of the strategies we learned about this week. They are all different enough that I don't believe students would become bored. I think that doing one over and over could become uninteresting to a child over time. Using different forms of literacy and different subject books can help to keep students attention, I think. I believe switching up the learning is what will keep them interested. I also loved the ways the videos showed different ways to engage students. I found it helpful to see these strategies being put into action.

  • emergent readers thoughts - Megan Rembert, Thu Jun 4 11:54
    It seems that with the articles and videos I looked at this week, the ability to learn book handling skills like turning the pages along with letter recognition are the first things children with ASD ... more
    • Re: Megan - Alexandria Spurrier, Sat Jun 6 14:10
      I think this is a great question because in one of the videos, the student was doing an activity of matching his picture to his name and he seemed to get distracted by the picture. I think the lesson ... more
    • Keeping interest up - miloshcl, Fri Jun 5 09:48
      I also had/have questions about how to keep our learners with ASD interested in what we are working on. CAR and CROWD are great, evidence-based ways to make this happen when doing shared reading. I... more
    • Response to Megan - Navila Castro, Thu Jun 4 23:17
      Both responses to your question Megan are very good ones. Technology will play a major role in assisting us as teachers, and learning all these strategies that are new to me helped me see that simple ... more
    • Today's Learning - whitemb2, Thu Jun 4 23:06
      I also believe that along with your post, we have to keep in mind the century we are teaching in. Let us not forget that we are living in a social filled and media world. Technology is all around us... more
    • Re: emergent readers thoughts - lavertyse, Thu Jun 4 15:41
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