Raising Academic Achievement (1 Iowa LRC – Self Study)

 
 
“Explore successful strategies to carefully evaluate student work and enhance teaching practices”
Type of course: Self-Study
Course Description:
Academic achievement is one of the main objectives in education today. This online course helps teachers gain skills in creating curriculum and assessments that increase academic achievement.
SECTION A: Raising Academic Achievement helps teachers to identify students […]

How Can Teachers Effectively Support Parents Of Students With Special Needs?

How Can Teachers Effectively Support Parents Of Students With Special Needs?

Helping special parents understand what you are doing in the classroom and as a school for their child, will help build trust…
Partnership is time consuming and needs commitment both emotionally and mentally. In order to work, there needs to be a relationship between the teacher and the parent. Without a bond and an understanding, it […]

What Is The Role of “Scaffolding” In The Classroom?

What Is The Role of “Scaffolding” In The Classroom?

The dictionary defines “scaffolding” as ‘a temporary structure used to support people and material in the construction or repair of buildings and other large structures.’ Even for teachers providing classroom instruction there is a need for ‘scaffolding’ support, which is given by the teacher throughout the lesson in the form of adequate explanations and detailed […]

How can I Support Twice-exceptional Students in the Classroom?

How can I Support Twice-exceptional Students in the Classroom?

Twice-exceptional students include gifted learners who exhibit the following indicators:

Discrepancy between verbal and performance ability.
Extremely frustrated by school.
Auditory and/or visual processing problems which may cause slow response, work delay or an appearance of thinking slowly.
Short-term or long-term memory issues.
Motor difficulties exhibited by clumsiness, poor handwriting or problems completing paper-and-pencil type tasks.
Lack of organizational skills and/or […]

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