ERIC Number: ED455224
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The Paraeducator in the Elementary School Classroom. [Workbook].
Page, Diane R.
This training module for inexperienced elementary classroom assistant teachers provides information on what their job consists of, what is occurring in American elementary schools, and possibilities for paraeducators. The 12 chapters are: (1) "Who Are You?"; (2) "Are You Qualified?"; (3) "What Can You Expect?"; (4) "What about Instruction?"; (5) "What Are Professional Relationships? Why Are They Important?"; (6) "Are You Confused about Safety?"; (7) "What Do You Need To Know about Classroom Management and Discipline?"; (8) "What Does the Elementary School Look Like?"; (9) "What Do School Administrators, Principals and Teachers Mean When They Say...? Are You Still Confused?" (whole language, portfolio/portfolio assessment, cooperative learning, learning centers, learning styles, multi-age/multi-level grouping, math standards, hands-on science and social studies, thematic units, and curriculum integration); (10) "Look How Much You Know!"; (11) "Just for the Classroom Teacher!"; and (12) "Reflection Time for You: The Paraeducator in the Elementary School Classroom!" (Contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Collegiality, Cooperative Learning, Discipline, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Centers (Classroom), Mixed Age Grouping, Multigraded Classes, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Portfolio Assessment, Principals, School Safety, Staff Development, Teachers, Thematic Approach, Whole Language Approach
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the facilitator's manual, see SP 040 153.