TeacherServer.com
Home | How It Works | Stats
Login | Register
     
 
Topic Go Back
 
     
     
 
Case
Posted on October 10, 2016 3:47 am
Add to Favorites Add to Favorites

uDuTaV
uDuTaV
Reps: 100
Belonging
I have a new student who has just transferred to self-contained from general ed. He is unhappy and feels this work is for babies, even though he is not do well with it. How do I involve him when he is upset to be working beside a student with visible disabilities?
 
     
     
 
Reply Submit a Possible Solution
Please read response(s) below (if any) before posting your solution.
 
     
     
 
Solution 1
Posted October 10, 2016 1:21 pm

uBuDap
uBuDap
Reps: 201
Present working with the student as a positive thing for him to boost his own self confidence. For example, offer the cooperative learning as a way for him to help the student he feels he doesn't belong with. Of course, do not put down the other students, but present the assignments in a manner in which he feels is aiding the other students. This may calm him down and feel less anxious about having to work with other disables students.
Votes: +34 / -0 Vote Up This Solution Is Useful   Vote Down This Solution Is Not Useful  

Comments posted for this solution

PeQyGa
PeQyGa
Reps: 201
This is what I would do if I were in this situation.
  Posted on: October 12, 2016 1:15 pm

Jenna Herberson
Jenna Herberson
Reps: 200
I agree with your solution.
  Posted on: March 6, 2017 9:25 pm

yLeQud
yLeQud
Reps: 101
i agree with this. presenting the assignments as him aiding the other students should help.
  Posted on: October 14, 2017 10:47 pm

Reply Add a Comment
 
     
     
 
Solution 2
Posted October 17, 2016 1:21 am

Sieara Voegtle
Sieara Voegtle
Reps: 202
Try to make the lessons entertaining for the student. He needs time to settle in and get used to the new classroom, but for now make sure you include him - ask questions and motivate him to complete assignments. Treat everyone equally and make sure activities are suitable for all students.
Votes: +8 / -0 Vote Up This Solution Is Useful   Vote Down This Solution Is Not Useful  

Comments posted for this solution

yLeBun
yLeBun
Reps: 200
I like your idea here. after a little time and extra involvement he should be responding much better.
  Posted on: February 26, 2017 10:41 pm

Reply Add a Comment
 
     
     
 
Solution 3
Posted October 9, 2017 2:23 am

DebaDy
DebaDy
Reps: 100
You could do classroom icebreaker activities or get to know each other activities. Maybe if the student can see how interesting each of these students are he will be less turned off by working with or by them. You may need to create a separate work space for the student for a while until he is comfortable working in the classroom. It could be difficult personally for this students to adapt to a new environment.
Votes: +1 / -0 Vote Up This Solution Is Useful   Vote Down This Solution Is Not Useful  

Comments posted for this solution

Reply Add a Comment
 
     
     
 
Solution 4
Posted February 27, 2017 2:03 am

Deborah Guyton
Deborah Guyton
Reps: 253
This student needs motivation. He's upset that he was moved from the mainstream classroom. Providing this student with a sense of purpose will motivate him to do his work. Pairing him up with the visually impaired student is a great start to establishing this motivation. Convince the student that he is here for a reason and that is to help the other students and once he has accomplished this mission, he can go back to the mainstream classroom.
Votes: +1 / -2 Vote Up This Solution Is Useful   Vote Down This Solution Is Not Useful  

Comments posted for this solution

Reply Add a Comment
 
     
     
 
Solution 5
Posted February 26, 2017 3:28 am

aZunet
aZunet
Reps: 100
pull the student aside. this will give you the time to talk on a personal level to try and understand the student. you involve him by telling him he is the eyes of the team and his partner is the ears of the team. tell him he has to work together with his teammate to help him accomplish the assignment.
Votes: +1 / -3 Vote Up This Solution Is Useful   Vote Down This Solution Is Not Useful  

Comments posted for this solution

Reply Add a Comment
 
     
     
 
Solution 6
Posted February 25, 2017 7:31 pm

nydyra
nydyra
Reps: 202
Design lessons specifically for this student, or use differentiated instruction to mold lessons for this student. Tell him that its not forever, of course. This situation is actually just to help him advance. If he sticks with it for a while, he can actually get a head of the game. Also, give him a job if he feels like he is above the actual work. Have him help other students in order to make credit. Partner him up with another student and have them do their work, while he is also earning credit.
Votes: +0 / -0 Vote Up This Solution Is Useful   Vote Down This Solution Is Not Useful  

Comments posted for this solution

Reply Add a Comment
 
     
     
 
Solution 7
Posted February 25, 2018 3:57 pm

uBybuz
uBybuz
Reps: 203
You can make him a helper and have him sit with a partner and work together. Even though he is doing the work himself, he will feel as if he is important by helping others and you.
Votes: +0 / -0 Vote Up This Solution Is Useful   Vote Down This Solution Is Not Useful  

Comments posted for this solution

Reply Add a Comment
 
     
     
 
Reply Submit a Possible Solution
Please read response(s) below (if any) before posting your solution.