I have a struggle student in my library class. What should I do now? …
I have a struggle student in my library class.
What should I do now?
Ask my Chinese colleague to tell I'm/her not to disturb in Chinese.
Keep a record & share this information with my co-worker.
If he/she does NOT show his/her issues in the class....
Keep observing this student. If necessary, keep a record.
Consult with his/her home room teacher and special education teacher. Make sure I show them my record.
Special Education Teacher
: If it is necessary, I ask SET to observe the students in my library class.
Have a meeting with library team and talk about this students. (e.g. What can we do with this student? / Create lesson plans with librarians..etc)
Create IEP with special education
based on SES advice.
Student can see what he/she needs to do in the library.
I can show this video to him/her individually and make sure what are rules are in the library class.
Library class routine
It will be a great idea to show him/her the visual library routine.
Providing opportunities for hands on learning
How to choose the shelf marker
How to identify the books between fiction books and non-fiction books.
Ask him/her shelve the books
It sounds really boring, but kids loves to do this . Because they believe that this is a part of librarian's job and he/she actually helps me. They are really proud of helping librarians.
His/her partner can help work to gather and keep his/her focus span.
Keep paying attention to his/her behavior and keep a record.
: Based on my record, I'll write a note to his/her parents about the issues. Usually, home room teacher helps me send a message by e-mail. Since my school is big (500 students in KG-G2), I can not have parent's contact.
: I ask his /her homeroom teacher if I can observe one of the regular classes in his/her classroom.
: I ask other specialists such as PE teachers, Music teachers, and Art teachers.
Home room teacher
: If it is necessary, I ask the teacher to observe the students in my library class.
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I give him/her a direction again.
Differentiated instruction (Using a behavior chart)
This student always forgets library routine. (such as where he/she return their books, Need to ask librarian when he/she needs to go to the bathroom....ect)
This student can to sit still during mini lesson.