Students have the insight into how they learn best. It’s up to the educator to tap into this insight when designing lessons so that potential isn’t wasted in a child. There is always a reason behind a student behavior and when educators know their kids in and out, they can uncover these motivations and preferences prior to a learning experience so that the time is used productively and successfully for all students to hone skill sets. Tune in to hear 3 characteristics you should discover about every student before delivering a lesson.
- I was so busy studying the greats and what worked for everyone else I never once considered what would work for my family.
- I expected my kid to be like everyone else and was upset when she didn’t conform
- I expected my kid to behave in a way that was new to her under the assumption that she’d suddenly just know what to do
- Allow your students to lead your decision making so you can reach them best
- She is ABLE, but I disabled her by having an expectation and a road map not made to her specifications
- Get to know [your students] and then design your action steps around their abilities and personalities
- Personalize the learning experience for the ones actually doing in the learning
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