Expectations of Behavior and Encouraging Active Participation
Presentation thoughtfully identifies realistic expectations for students’ personal and social behavior in various settings. A quality, professional depiction of designing learning environments that encourage active participation in individual and group activities for individuals with and without disabilities is also presented.
Promoting Social Skills and Preparing Students
Presentation includes skillful examples of how to promote a variety of social skills that students with disabilities need for educational and other settings. An insightful selection of strategies to prepare individuals to live harmoniously and productively in a culturally diverse world are also presented.
Collaborative Learning Groups
Presentation insightfully discusses how collaborative learning groups and project-based activities can help students practice self-determination and self-advocacy skills with clear professionalism.
Recommended Engagement Strategies
Presentation presents an expert, thoughtful instructional strategy for each of the following behaviors: incomplete work, lack of participation, talking out of turn or disrespectful language, and refusal to work with others.
Language Use and Audience Awareness
Word choice in slides and speaker’s notes is distinctive, creative and well-suited to purpose, discipline, scope, and audience of the presentation.
The layout is visually pleasing and contributes to the overall message with appropriate use of headings, subheadings, and white space. Text is appropriate in length for the target audience and to the point. The background and colors enhance the readability of the text.
The product shows significant evidence of originality and inventiveness. The majority of the content and many of the ideas are fresh, original, inventive, and based upon logical conclusions and sound research.
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, and language use)
Submission is virtually free of mechanical errors. Word choice reflects well-developed use of practice and content-related language. Sentence structures are varied and engaging.
Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)
Sources are documented completely and correctly, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.
Total Percentage 100