“I think I used to be more like Mr. Appleton, because I gave a lot of lectures. But now, I am more like Mrs. Baker, as I do many fun activities as well as some lecturing. 374 more words
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How does a teacher’s perception of a student with a disability play a role in the student’s success, or lack thereof, in the classroom?
Imagine if you were labelled (and treated accordingly), by the things you couldn’t do? You shouldn’t swim because you can’t breath under water. You can’t get that item up there because you are not tall enough. 840 more words
Students have different needs, abilities and preferences. Their strengths and their obstacles to learning are not always apparent. Incorporating Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles allows teachers to reach all their learners. 730 more words
Every experienced ELA teacher has felt that moment of utter frustration when he or she realizes that very few students completed their homework or students completed it but cheated. 286 more words
The nondirective stance, stemming from the works of Carl Rogers, is a great way to incorporate students’ personalities and emotions into instructional practices. Rogers believed that because “positive human relationships enable people to grow (Joyce et al, 2009, p.326)” teachers should base their instruction/pedagogy “on concepts of human relations in contrast to concepts of subject matter (p.326). 316 more words