Parental investment and family processes. Does not organize own play; increased aimless wandering Difficulty in joining others at play Easily over-stimulated by too many people, things, noise or movement Cannot select materials and focus adaptively May appear confused at how to interact with peers May show discontinuity or disorder in how they play Does not understand concepts of sharing or taking turns Initiates play that is inappropriate or dangerous What Can the Teacher Do.
Down syndrome causes a number of medical issues. There seems to be no consensus on how alternative programs should be structured. Mainstream views Guerin and Denti, ; Karlsson, hold that academic deficiencies are primarily literacy-related. Curriculum and Instruction Academic Innovation: After fertilization, the zygote begins to undergo mitosis.
Programs give teachers flexibility in designing strategies and methods that will work for their students.
A meta-analytic assessment of delinquency-related outcomes of alternative education programs. Thus we find Jan Murdock's understanding, presumably a reflection of the Texas Education Agency's TEA official position, that at-risk children have a "greater likelihood of becoming [educationally] disabled because of conditions surrounding their births or home environments"p.
Texas and California have the highest percentages of children 11 to 13 percent who are low-income and living in households without English speakers.
Trisomy 21 results when the chromosome 21 pair does not separate during meiosis. In contrast, alternative discipline programs rarely lead to substantial gains for students.
David O'Brienpara. A few institutions have seen great strides in their ability to predict and identify at-risk students by means of DFW assessment.
Alternative schools focus on personal, social, emotional, and academic development. Having an extra chromosome interferes with normal development and causes physical and medical problems as well as intellectual disabilities.
Theory into Practice, 36, pp. Taylor, Jefferson County Public Schools To reach and nurture a broader spectrum of gifted and talented students, changes must be made in some of the practices currently being used. Despite the physical and intellectual challenges they face, many people with Down syndrome lead full lives.
The combination of loss of support, a return to the environment that failed the student initially including negative peer influencesand potential labeling and stigmatization by both peers and teachers, at best may prevent the student from continuing to progress and, at worst, may cause a regression to prior behavior and performance.
For example, when school-wide screening reveals that some students (e.g., 15%) in Grade 3 are at risk of developing reading problems, the school might provide supplemental reading support through a classwide peer tutoring intervention.
The characteristics of students placed at-risk are a low SES, inner city, male, transient, minority, non-native English speaker, and divorced families (Axia College, ).
The only way a school, district, or state can do something about the at-risk students is to assist the needs of.
This study, focused on at-risk students within the eighth grade cohort, examined the following sets of variables: (1) basic demographic characteristics; (2) family and personal background characteristics; (3) the amount of parental involvement in the student's education; (4) the students' academic history; (5) student behavioral factors; (6).
At-risk Youth & Resilience Factors Randall Grayson, Ph.D. Social, developmental, & organizational psychology applied to camp Some characteristics of at-risk youth • Chronic poverty • Single parent (Stress, excessive work load, long hours, • High expectations of student achievement • Emphasis on basic skills.
At-risk Youth & Resilience Factors Randall Grayson, Ph.D. Social, developmental, & organizational psychology applied to camp Defining at-risk youth i) Characteristics ii) Continuum of risk iii) Outcomes fo r at-risk youth iv) A few statistics • Students from low income, low skill, low education.
Characteristics of Health-Compromising Behavior • Many of these behaviors share a window – Illicit drug use – Unsafe sex – Risk-taking behaviors Characteristics of Health-Compromising Behavior • Behaviors are tied to the peer culture College Students: Table .Characteristics of at risk students