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Getting Started!. Click now to advance slide. The 10 Most Important Things for Teachers to Do. Mindy Stevens. Mary Reed. 1. Plan the Schedule. Check the school schedule and calendar Design a classroom schedule Develop individual student schedules Adults need schedules too!. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Getting Started!

    The 10 Most Important Things for Teachers to DoMindy StevensMary ReedClick now to advance slide

  • 1. Plan the ScheduleCheck the school schedule and calendar

    Design a classroom schedule

    Develop individual student schedules

    Adults need schedules too!

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  • MondayThursday8:15-8:308:30-10:3010:30-11:0011:00 -12:0012:00-12:3012:30 1:302:15-2:301:30-2:00Morning RoutineMorning RoutineMorning RoutineMorning RoutineMorning RoutineLunchLunchLunchLunchLunchPrep to go home,DismissalPrep to go home,DismissalPrep to go home,DismissalPrep to go home,DismissalPrep to go home,DismissalArt 11:00 11:40Media CenterPhysical EducationMusicStory Time11:40 - 12:00Social StudiesSocial StudiesScienceScienceLearning CentersLearning CentersReading, Language ArtsReading, Language ArtsReading, Language ArtsReading, Language ArtsReading, Language ArtsSnack,Play breakSnack,Play breakSnack,Play breakSnack,Play breakSnack,Play breakMathMathMathMathSocial skills groupsClassroom jobsClassroom jobsClassroom jobsClassroom jobsClassroom jobs2:15-2:30Click now to advance slide

  • Student ScheduleMorning RoutineLanguage ArtsReadingMathLunchScience Center timeDismissal8:15 8:308:30 10:3010:30 11:0011;00 - 12:0012:00- 12:3012:30 1:301:30 2:152:15-2:30Put away back packAttendancePledge of Allegiance Morning showVocabulary Spelling book page 27Read pages 17-23 with a friend

    Write answers to comprehension questionsFlash card practiceMeasurement activityComputer drillSit at table 5

    Gameboy when finished eatingPotato vines activity

    Identifying plant partsComputer HomeworkFeed RustyBathroomGo to busSpeech 10:00 10:30Social skills group 1:45-2:15Schedule cardReading bookNotebookPencilFlashcardsMeasuring cupsBeansLunch boxGameboyActivity materials in science center BackpackGuinea pig foodVocabulary sheetSpelling bookPencilPermission slip, signed by parentsClick now to advance slide

  • Mrs. Johnsons MondayMondayTimeClass ActivityAssignmentAssist late arriving studentsDeliver attendance to office Morning Routine8:15 8:30group 1 review vocabulary wordsAssist students with seat work Make work copies for math activityPrep for student snackLanguage Arts8:30 10:30Assist students with snack and clean up\supervise restroom breakFacilitate reading activity with John and 3rd grade peers 10:30 11:00ReadingSet up and supervise measurement activityReview practice drill with David and SamAssist students to prepare for lunch Math11;00 - 12:00Supervise lunch activitiesLunch12:00- 12:30Social StudiesCenter timeSupport David and Chris in 3rd grade class activities facilitate social interaction with peers12:30 1:301:30 2:15Supervise students with gathering materials and belongingsAssist students riding buses 3041 and 7271 to dismissal pointDismissal2:15-2:30Click now to advance slide

  • 2. Organize the Physical SpaceClick now to advance slide

  • filing cabinetsstudent schedulesstudent learning materialsplay/recreation areastoragestorageClick now to advance slide

  • student shcedulesstudent learning materialsplay/recreation areastoragestoragefiling cabinetsClick now to advance slide

  • 3. Plan Lessons Review IEPs

    Instructional groupings Click now to advance slide

  • Group Instructional Activity:Student:Instructional Supports and StrategiesInstructional Supports and StrategiesInstructional Supports and StrategiesStudent:Student:Annual Goal to be Addressed:Annual Goal to be Addressed:Annual Goal to be Addressed:Skills Targeted for Instruction:Skills Targeted for Instruction:Skills Targeted for Instruction:Creating community map posters to be displayed in the front office. Students will create maps of the school neighborhood and community as a class project Michael will both verbally and in writing provide his own name and his parents names, home address and phone number, and the name of his school and teacher Increased fluency with functional communication skillsMichaelJenniferJennifer will share materials, take turns and complete the activity with peers Increase range of interaction and participation skills within a group activity with peersDerekIncrease functional academic skills at the 3rd grade level Identify and label names of streets on his bus route Write an itinerary as directions from school to Davis ParkPrompt card with relevant personal informationPhoto of home and school as cue for location on neighborhood mapReview sign in front of school and school website for name of school Labeled photos of parents and teacherSeat Jennifer between two other studentswritten scripts for asking for materials or help and commenting on the projectTimer for determining length of activityLocate activity materials in the center of the table, out of Jennifers easy reachReview map on school website for location s of school and Davis ParkMap and pictures of streets and intersections between home and school

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  • 4. Create Visual SupportsCalendars


    Choice boards

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  • 5. Clarify Classroom Rules and ExpectationsState in positive terms

    Warnings and infractions

    Individual behavior plansUse a quiet voice.Keep your hands at your sides.1. Work quietly.

    2. Stay in your seat.

    3. Share with your partners.

    4. Raise your hand for help.

    5. Put supplies away.

    Classroom Rules:No hitting.No yelling.Click now to advance slide

  • 6. Meet with Team MembersSupervising your paras

    Collaborating with other school personnel

    Behavior AnalystSpeech PathologistESE, General Education teachersPlan April thematic unit, develop reading lesson modifcations for first week

    Develop picture schedules for school and home

    Compile evaluation info and coordinate transition planning meeting

    Design data collection forms, train teachers and staff on data collection methods

    March 25March 20April 1Guidance CounselorApril 15Click now to advance slide

  • 7. Communicate with ParentsAt the start of the school year

    Daily or weekly communications

    School and classroom procedures

    Conferences and classroom visits

    Documentation of contactsClick now to advance slide

  • 8. Use Your ResourcesEducate your administratorsClassroom visitsCasual opportunitiesPlanned communications

    Collaborate with other school based resourcesGuidance counselorESE specialistBehavior specialist

    Contact external resources District autism program contactCARD-USFFlorida Inclusion Network

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  • 9. Join the School CommunityBe an ambassador for your students!

    Volunteer for school committees

    Recruit student assistants and peer supports

    Participate in school events

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  • 10. Celebrate Successes!Say Thank you!

    Share the good news with others at your school

    Acknowledge student accomplishments

    Recognize a job well doneClick now to exit

  • Online Resources for TeachersCARD Learning Curve -

    Autism: Interventions and Strategies for Success

    Autism Teaching Tools

    Cindy's Autistic Support

    Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) . Disability Studies for Teachers

    Division TEACCH

  • Exceptional Children's Assistance Center

    Simply Good Ideas .


    Scholastic Classroom Set-Up Tool


    Special Education Technology British Columbia, Inc.

    Organization for Autism Research

    Autism Society of America .