ERIC Number: ED455225
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The Paraeducator in the Elementary School Classroom. Facilitator's Manual.
Page, Diane R.; Page, Deborah S.
This facilitator's manual goes with a training module for inexperienced elementary classroom assistant teachers, which provides information on what their job consists of, what is occurring in American elementary schools, and possibilities for paraeducators. Part 1, "Preparing for Training," includes a checklist for paraeducator training, morning preparation, a paraeducator training agenda, warm-up activities, cool-down activities, support activities, a paraeducator training evaluation, information on how to use the manual, and notes about the SPED training module. Part 2, "The Training," includes information on the 12 training modules, which are: "Who Are You?"; "Are You Qualified?"; "What Can You Expect?"; "What about Instruction?"; "What Are Professional Relationships? How Are They Important?"; "Are You Confused about Safety?"; "What Do You Need To Know about Classroom Management and Discipline?"; "What Does the Elementary School Look Like?"; "What Do School Administrators, Principals and Teachers Mean When They Say...? Are You Still Confused?"; "Look How Much You Know!"; "Just for the Classroom Teacher!"; and "Reflection Time for You: The Paraeducator in the Elementary School Classroom!" Transparencies and handouts are included. (Contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Collegiality, Discipline, Elementary Education, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Principals, School Safety, Staff Development, Teachers
Scarecrow Press, Inc., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706 ($35). Tel: 800-462-6420 (Toll Free); Fax: 717-794-3803; Web site: http://www.scarecrowpress.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the workbook, see SP 040 152.