My Contribution to the Profession

Contibuting to the Profession

 

The following are quality resources educators may use as teaching tools:

 

 

Classroom enables teachers to setup subjects across multiple classes, asign students to them, create, distribute and mark assignments, and manage the results.

Classroom is a learning platform which simplifies the management of classes, assignments, and marking.

 

Classroom helps teachers teach:

  • saves teachers time

  • keeps teachers organized

  • enables teachers to communicate with students remotely as well as face to face

 

Classroom helps students learn:

  • giving them continual access to learning materials, assignments, and their teachers' comments

  • giving them access to a learning enviroinment

  • by enabling them to progess at their own pace

 

 

 

 

Discovery Education offers numerous resources in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. 

 

Resource Options Include:

 

  • Techbook™ — an award-winning, interactive, digital textbook series
  • Streaming Plus — our comprehensive digital streaming service
  • STEM Connect — our interdisciplinary, supplemental K-8 STEM resource
  • Professional Development — customized professional learning experiences
  • Community — connecting educators with each other and new avenues for learning
  • Events — professional learning opportunities, scheduled throughout the year

 

I have used the Social Studies tab for as a resource center for Primary Source Documents for various social studies lessons throughout the school year. I was fortunate to havebeen able to collaborate with a general education teacher that afforded me access to their discovery education account to use this resource.

 

 

 

http://www.pbisworld.com/

 

This is a excellent resource when educators who are developing Behavioral Support Intervention Plans for students in need of positive reinforcements and supports. The site offers links that describe certain behaviors and provides explainations for educators to identify the behavior. It also provides resources for data tracking of the student's behaviors.

 

Example:

Aggressive/Bullying

The student may:

  • Verbally or physically harass others, causing them to report incidents to adult
  • Engage in bullying activity, intimidation, threats
  • Be observed hitting, kicking, and repeatedly pushing others
  • Demonstrate Intense anger
  • Frequently lose temper or have blow-ups
  • Extreme irritability
  • Extreme impulsiveness
  • Become easily frustrated
  • Hurt or interact roughly with others during play, recess, or free time
  • Name call
  • Instigate and be involved in frequent conflicts, arguments, and fights
  • Value being seen as tough and one to be feared or avoided
  • Frequently be told on for conflicts, hurting others, etc, and deny any part
  • Not demonstrate guilt, remorse, or concern for others’ safety and well-being
  • Demonstrate relational aggression by starting rumors, positioning peers against one another, being mean to peers, blaming things on others, turning peer groups against an individual, etc
  • demonstrate threatening body language, like puffing up chest, clenching fists, and flinching at others
  • Have no regard for rules, discipline, or authority
  • Lack fear of getting hurt, fighting, getting punched, or hit
  • Engage in frequent fights and conflicts in the neighborhood
  • Seem to like and want to engage in fights and conflicts

Does this describe the student? Yes...No