ERIC Number: ED357586
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Apr-6
Promoting Effective Communications with Paraeducators.
Pickett, Anna Lou; And Others
This conference presentation on promoting effective communications with paraeducators working in special education consists of 13 distinct text items. The items deal with: (1) definition of paraeducators and the roles of teachers in working with paraeducators in inclusive classrooms; (2) the importance of teacher-paraeducator communication; (3) communication strategies; (4) what paraeducators need to know about teachers; (5) a flowchart for the production of paraeducator job descriptions; (6) a sample paraeducator job description; (7) a job description analysis checklist; (8) an instrument to assess the role perception of teachers and paraeducators; (9) a core curriculum for paraeducators; (10) effective use of the paraeducator as a tutor; (11) a form for paraeducators to evaluate instructional sessions they have taught; (12) tutoring guidelines; and (13) a checklist for preparing for the tutoring session. (JDD)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Communication Skills, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Relationship, Occupational Information, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Role Perception, Skill Development, Special Needs Students, Staff Role, Teacher Aides, Teacher Role, Tutoring
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children (71st, San Antonio, TX, April 5-9, 1993).