4812EDN Effective Transition For Students With Special Needs Analysis
This essay will explain, analysis, and give examples on five strategies that teachers can uses, to enhance the learning and assessment out comes for students with special needs. These strategies include: Lesson planning and contextualising, Task analysis, Scaffolding, Explicit teaching and direct instruction, and Differentiated Instruction to enhance content.
Lesson Planning and Contextualising
Lesson planning and contextualising content is an overall course plan, that will define the mindset and lay out the framework for how lessons and units will be developed (Lenz & Adams, 2006). Lessons need to be thought out, planned, and developed in relation to the teachers understanding of the class and individual students. This maximise the learning and development so that all students are able to reach their goals each lesson. Each lesson should be planed so that the curriculum and the learning goals align within the already constructed unit plan.
ACARA (2013) has a central strategy that has an emphasis on content for managing student diversity in the Australian curriculum, this strategy encourages teachers to identify the …show more content…
Teachers and fellow student may need to ask tough questions in order to help a student scaffold and make correct choices in determining the steps that must be taken. Even when scaffolding, Students my make mistakes and be further away from achieving the task then desired. With a combination of constructive feedback and taking pressure off, the student is able to increase their performance self-sufficiently (Hattie & Timperley (2007)). Scaffolding is a great approach if teacher wish to decrease the fear of failing in a student, and for students who need a certain level of accomplishment as they