Resources for Modeling Behaviors


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.

"MY HERO" - Mariah Carey 4:23 min.  

(Lyrics for Songs Above)



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


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


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

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   -  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.