Using your practicum/field experience and in an essay of 1,250-1500 words, identify, analyze, and critique the instructional and behavioral support strategies that affect the learning of a typical, an atypical, and a gifted student.
2) Identify the developmental milestones of each student. Use research to support your identification. Describe how the mentor teachers differentiate their classroom instruction to meet the needs of these students.
a) Be sure to provide specific examples of the differentiation strategies.
b) Describe the classroom environment, including the diverse learners in the classroom, culture, gender, socioeconomic factors, etc.
3) Explain what incentives and positive behavioral supports are in place within the classrooms and how each student responds.
4) Identify what ongoing assessments are used and which are necessary to mark progress for each student, including progress toward IEP goals for the student with a disability.