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1. TIPS FOR TEACHERS 2. 1. Asking Good Questions Do you take the time to think about the questions you are asking your students? Do you pay particular attention to what they are asking you? You should! 3. Tips for Asking Good Questions Plan your questions Know your purpose Open conversation. Speak your listener's language Use neutral wording Follow general questions with specific ones Focus your questions so they ask one thing at a time. Ask only essential questions. Don't interrupt. Transition naturally. 4. 2. START STRONG Start with: High energy Big question Big concept Dont ever start with silly question like that Hey, how are you guys doing? 5. 3.Start Student Teaching Successfully! Be the best beginning teacher you can be! Youve finished your methods courses; now what do you need to review before you get in the classroom? 6. 4.Using some methods 1. Testing 2. Grading 3. Home works 4. Writing 5. Reading 7. 5.Parent Communication A great way to do this is to keep a notebook record of all contact you have with parents and guardians. In that notebook keep a record of the following: 1. Who you talked to. 2. Time and Date 3. The reason you or they called. 8. 6.Tools and Technology Have an activities folder Manipulate and calculators should be visible Let students choose the tools Survey materials you have on hand. Learn to write Make it multisensory Use a hands-off approach 9. 7.Classroom Management 10. 8.Teacher Counseling Strategies 11. 9. Classroom Games Some Classroom Games are Available: Spelling Bee Sparkle Hangman Scrambled Letters How Many Words? Charades Around the World Twenty Questions 12. 10.Tips For Teachers 1. Dont tell the student slow down or just relax. 2. Dont complete words for the student or talk for him or her. 3. Help all members of the class learn to take turns talking and listening. All students and especially those who stutter find it much easier to talk when there are few interruptions and they have the listeners attention. 4. Expect the same quality and quantity of work from the student who stutters as the one who doesnt. 5. Speak with the student in an unhurried way, pausing frequently. 6. Convey that you are listening to the content of the message, not how it is said. 7. Have a one-on-one conversation with the student who stutters about needed accommodations in the classroom. Respect the students needs, but do not be enabling. 8. Dont make stuttering something to be ashamed of. Talk about stuttering just like any other matter. 13. www.atees.org