Produced by Engaging Disability With The Gospel. Instructor: Ashley Belknap, director of Engaging Disability.
This four-part online Teacher Training Video Series will equip you to enfold children with varying learning styles into your mixed-ability classrooms. This series was recorded prior to the onset of COVID-19. Although presented with the in-person classroom in mind, the principles are highly applicable for online classroom settings with some modifications.
This individual viewing license gives you access to all 4 videos online and several printable resources. You can watch the videos anytime, anywhere, and as many times as you want.
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You will receive an email with a link to the videos and the documents within one business day of receiving your order.
Teacher Training Series Part 1: Classroom Organization and Routines (32 minutes)
When teaching in mixed-ability classrooms, carefully planned routines can become a crucial support for children having various learning styles. In this training, we will delve into classroom and curriculum organization, and we will explore strategies for developing predictable routines that every child will appreciate.
Teacher Training Series Part 2: Adapted Teaching Tips for Mixed-Ability Classrooms (41 minutes)
This may sound daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. In this training, we will discuss how to plan your lessons and use a simple chart to organize your lesson plans to include adaptations. We will share many practical tips that will make you a more effective teacher.
Teacher Training Series Part 3: Utilizing Buddies in Classroom Settings (38 minutes)
Having a buddy for a child with special needs can be an effective way to promote behavior stability, independence, and learning. Teachers need to understand how to effectively use buddies in their classes. This training will lay the proper foundation for putting teen or adult buddies to work in your classroom.
Teacher Training Series Part 4: Tips for Managing Behavior (33 minutes)
You don’t need to be a behavior specialist to understand how to reinforce desired behavior in gospel-centered ways. This training will challenge your understanding of “bad behavior” and learn how behaviors are forms of communication. You will receive helpful tips, tools, and five strategies that promote discipleship.