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Response to Megan
Thu Jun 4, 2015 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 steps put together can significantly improve understanding. My thought to add to this comes back to what was said in the lecture about offering ASD children as many books as possible. 1500 in a classroom is the goal. I mean each book is a new world and the more books available to them to practice can build connections between them while practicing (CROWD) and (CAR). I especially appreciated learning the specifics that ASD students respond to and what they don't do well with, for example (WH) questions.

  • 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
    • 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
      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... more
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