• Instructional Strategies
    Electronic Learning Community

    • Knowledge of Child Development Theory
    • Principle of Teaching Social Skills           
      Cooperation, Assertion, Responsibility, Empathy, Self-Control
    • Building a Classroom Community
    • Appropriate Environment and Materials
    • Cooperative Learning
      Independent Inquiry
    • Continuous Progress
      Portfolio Assessment
      Critical Contracts
    • Balance of teacher-directed instruction and child-initiated learning
    • Student responsibility for work and environment                          
    • Caring behavior                                                                          
    • Problem-solving ability both socially and academically                  
    • Parental involvement and understanding                                     

    Taken from:  Northeast Foundation for Children
    Greenfield, MA 01301
Last Modified on June 25, 2007