Resources for Modeling Behaviors

Activity:

Different Voices Activity – May be used with “Tone of Voice” poem (find under Literature/Poems)

Song Videos:

 "Heroes and Friends" by Randy Travis  3:15 min.

 "Heroes" by Paul Overstreet  4:27 min.

"MY HERO" - Mariah Carey 4:23 min. 

(Lyrics for Songs Above)

 

Videos:

"Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students" video  3:54 min.

Grades 7-9  - Role Models Lesson – includes a couple of video link interviews by sports players
 

GE Resource:    Classroom Practice Videos - Elementary, Middle School, High School

Articles:

 "Elementary: Responsive Classroom Strategies - The Importance of Modeling"

Education.com   Children Benefit from Modeling, Demonstration, and Explanation  - This article focuses on Academic Excellence promoted through processes that are modeled by educator and learners in an effort to support those who need a more individualized instruction.

All Levels:

Teacher-Student Interactions:  The Key to Quality Classrooms  By University of Virginia Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning 
-  Describes ten dimensions of teaching that are linked to student achievement and social development. Each dimension falls into one of three board categories: emotional support, classroom organization, and instructional support.

The 3 Most Common Modeling Mistakes Teachers Make

http://www.edutopia.org   -  Website with blog articles, videos, etc. for all age levels.   Type topic in Search bar to find area of interest. i.e. Modeling Behavior

Modeling Ethical Conduct in the Classroom  - article  - gives specific suggestions

Gradual Release of Responsibility - Vygotsky –info on instructional strategies

Modeling Positive Behaviors in the Classroom By Sheila Kohl – Three ways to create a positive environment

Why Student Modeling Is So Important - This article focuses on the benefits of teacher and student modeling during instruction.