This guide explores the roles and duties of K-12 paraprofessionals in both general education and special education settings.
Using a straight-forward presentation, Paraprofessionals in the Classroom: A Survival Guide, 2/e covers topics such as behavior, teaching, assessment, and collaboration and outlines how paraprofessionals can support both students and teachers. Grounded in real classroom situations, it also addresses issues such as learner diversity, confidentiality, professionalism, role definition, and self- evaluation. This edition includes more details on supervision, new tactics for behavior management, and tear-out forms designed to help paraprofessionals manage their daily tasks.
Features a straight-forward presentation that avoids research jargon and emphasizes practical applications.
Includes additional activities at the end of each chapter called Extending Your Learning.
Case Studies along withdescriptions and follow-up questions expose readers to real-life classroom scenarios.
Encourages readers to personalize chapter material by offering Reflective Activities in each chapter.
araprofessionals manage their daily tasks.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 276 x 216 x 13 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
Does an excellent job of explaining the role of the paraeducator in the curriculum process.
Jean Faieta, Professor, School of Education, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
The emphasis on the fact that teaching does not occur if students are not learning is excellent.
Karen S. Smucker, Professor of Education, Exceptional Child Program, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID
Current and to the point.
Peggy Keaton Woodall, Professor, Advanced Instructional Studies, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR
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