Welcome to Watch and Teach! This blog is just a journal of the things I am learning on my way to elementary teaching! The journal is about my thoughts of special education! Enjoy!
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Overall, this class was good because the information that I learned and all the techniques taught were very helpful and valuable. I think that after taking this class, I will be more considerate of the students in my class because I don’t know their situations but I can help to understand their situations. One of… Continue reading Final Overview
This week we learned about student behavior and this is very important because it’s one of the most common situations in the classroom from kindergarten to 12th grade. I can give countless examples of behavior issues from seeing kids doing homework during recess time, behavior essays assigned to the whole class, and all the way… Continue reading Positive Behaviors Can Change Futures
This week we discussed ways to evaluate students. I think that this is so important to keep in mind because knowing if programs, strategies or techniques are helping students progress based on the objectives or goals in their IEPs. We also watched a video from one of the SpEd teachers about the different disabilities as… Continue reading I’ll Walk with You
During this week, we discussed learning strategies to help students, of course, learn better! Some examples of strategies are the materials you have, peer editing and tutoring, and a few new concepts we learned are reciprocal teaching, which is helping students with reading material by showing them examples from the teacher and peers, and then… Continue reading Peer Tutoring!
This week we talked about differentiating instruction for all students. This just means that because there are students with many different needs it’s important to remember to change the instruction to help them best understand. Some good ways to differentiate the material is by reviewing what was previously taught before teaching the new material. It… Continue reading Using Strategies to Create a Successful Environment