Date
26 March 2019

Learn how to scaffold support

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Identifying areas to build teacher aide understanding and confidence’

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Learn about the hierarchy of approaches

Learn about the hierarchy of approaches

Build teacher aide understanding of strategies to support scaffolded approaches.

Develop roving and scanning skills

Develop roving and scanning skills

Encourage teacher aides to provide the minimal amount of support needed.

Prompt for self management

Prompt for self management

Under direction from the teacher, the teacher aide can use simple strategies, such as stickies, to signal where a student should begin working.

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Useful resources

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Scaffolding framework

Publisher: Centre for Inclusive Education

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The teaching assistant as scaffolder

Publisher: Centre for Inclusive Education

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Prompts for facilitating learning and thinking

Publisher: Centre for Inclusive Education

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