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Session 2a:  Management & Teamwork<br />Recorded Session<br />
Learner Outcomes for Session 2a<br />Review roles & responsibilities of teachers and paraeducators<br />Define team<br />U...
Roles & Responsibilities<br />Teacher<br /><ul><li>  Plans and provides initial instruction to students
 Develops classroom management routines & individual behavior plans
 Determines appropriate accommodations & modifications for students
  Determines assessments to give & analyzes assessment data
  Plans with co-teachers</li></ul>Paraeducator<br /><ul><li>  Assists students with review & practice of skills previously...
  Assists in implementation of classroom routines & data collection
  Assist in developing instructional materials
 Assists in administration of assessment
 Assists in supervision of students</li></li></ul><li>What is a team?	<br />A group of individuals from a variety of disci...
Stages of Team Development<br />Forming<br />Polite<br />Impersonal<br />Watchful<br />Guarded<br />Storming<br />Conflict...
Communication Types<br />Unilateral Communication<br />Directive Communication<br />Transactional Communication<br />
Understanding Communication<br />Frame of Reference<br />Selective Perception<br />
Understanding Communication <br />Listening<br />Nonverbal Communication<br />
Improving Communication<br />Statements <br />Questions<br />Use of Precise Language<br />Neutrality<br />Use Silence Effe...
Ideas for Increasing Communication <br />Established meeting times<br />Communication notebooks<br />Coffee & Donuts<br />...
Sample Communication Log<br />
Planning<br />Teacher = design the instructional environment<br />Para = assists in developing materials & implementing po...
Importance of a Written Lesson Plan<br />Efficient<br />Documentation<br />Reference<br />Limits misunderstandings<br />In...
Components of a Written Lesson Plan<br />Purpose of task, lesson, or accommodation<br />Long-term student goals, short ter...
Important Information to Consider<br />Paraeducator experience<br />Complexity of the task<br />Structure of the activity<...
Some Notes on Planning Forms<br />No SINGLE planning form works for everyone!<br />You must consider<br />Ease-of-Use <br ...
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  1. 1. Session 2a: Management & Teamwork<br />Recorded Session<br />
  2. 2. Learner Outcomes for Session 2a<br />Review roles & responsibilities of teachers and paraeducators<br />Define team<br />Understand the team formation cycle<br />Explore tools to assist in communication and planning in the classroom<br />
  3. 3. Roles & Responsibilities<br />Teacher<br /><ul><li> Plans and provides initial instruction to students
  4. 4. Develops classroom management routines & individual behavior plans
  5. 5. Determines appropriate accommodations & modifications for students
  6. 6. Determines assessments to give & analyzes assessment data
  7. 7. Plans with co-teachers</li></ul>Paraeducator<br /><ul><li> Assists students with review & practice of skills previously taught
  8. 8. Assists in implementation of classroom routines & data collection
  9. 9. Assist in developing instructional materials
  10. 10. Assists in administration of assessment
  11. 11. Assists in supervision of students</li></li></ul><li>What is a team? <br />A group of individuals from a variety of disciplines and experiences joining together to reach a specific goal through shared problem solving. <br />Teams must have clear and direct communication, interdependence, coordination, and clear procedures.<br />Interactions Collaboaration Skills for School Professionals <br />by Friend & Cooke<br />
  12. 12. Stages of Team Development<br />Forming<br />Polite<br />Impersonal<br />Watchful<br />Guarded<br />Storming<br />Conflicts Control<br />Confronting<br />Opting Out<br />Difficulties<br />Feeling Stuck<br />Adjourning<br />Tasks are Complete<br />End of School Year<br />Norming<br />Developing Skills<br />Establishing Procedure<br />Giving Feedback<br />Confronting Issues<br />Performing Resourceful<br />Flexible<br />Open<br />Effective<br />Supportive<br />
  13. 13. Communication Types<br />Unilateral Communication<br />Directive Communication<br />Transactional Communication<br />
  14. 14. Understanding Communication<br />Frame of Reference<br />Selective Perception<br />
  15. 15. Understanding Communication <br />Listening<br />Nonverbal Communication<br />
  16. 16. Improving Communication<br />Statements <br />Questions<br />Use of Precise Language<br />Neutrality<br />Use Silence Effectively<br />Giving Feedback<br />
  17. 17. Ideas for Increasing Communication <br />Established meeting times<br />Communication notebooks<br />Coffee & Donuts<br />Lunch<br />Email<br />Be Creative<br />
  18. 18. Sample Communication Log<br />
  19. 19. Planning<br />Teacher = design the instructional environment<br />Para = assists in developing materials & implementing portions of the instruction<br />Managing Paraeducators in Your School by Nancy K. French<br />
  20. 20. Importance of a Written Lesson Plan<br />Efficient<br />Documentation<br />Reference<br />Limits misunderstandings<br />Increases instructional time with students<br />Encourages communication<br />
  21. 21. Components of a Written Lesson Plan<br />Purpose of task, lesson, or accommodation<br />Long-term student goals, short term objectives<br />Specific student needs / strengths<br />Materials/ / resources<br />Sequence of actions, use of cues or prompts, permissible accommodations<br />Data structure for documenting student performance<br />
  22. 22. Important Information to Consider<br />Paraeducator experience<br />Complexity of the task<br />Structure of the activity<br />Comfort level<br />
  23. 23. Some Notes on Planning Forms<br />No SINGLE planning form works for everyone!<br />You must consider<br />Ease-of-Use <br />Individualized<br />User-Friendly<br />
  24. 24. Sample Plans: Working with Students in a General Education Environment<br />Plan adapted from Managing Paraeducators in Your School by Nancy K. French<br />
  25. 25. Sample Plans: Plans For an Individual Student<br />Adapted from Managing Paraeducators in Your School by Nancy K. French<br />
  26. 26. Sample Plans: Pull Out Resource Room<br />
  27. 27. Other Important Documentation<br />Daily Schedules<br />Accommodations Cheat Sheet<br />IEP Quick Reference<br />
  28. 28. MoodleAssignments for Session 2<br />Read article, “Working Together: Teacher-Paraeducator Collaboration.” <br />Discussion Forum Assignment<br />
  29. 29. Paraeducator Orientation Notebook Assignment<br />Overview of communication plan<br />Planning tool<br />Communication tool<br />
  30. 30. References & Acknowledgements<br />Friend, M. , & Cook, L. (2007). Interactions collaboration skills for school professionals (5th ed.). Boston: Pearson Education Inc.<br />French, N.K. (2003). Managing paraeducators in your school. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press, Inc.<br />

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