Creating a DCD Classroom Schedule

Report
By JoCee McCann
2013-2014
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Schedules for students
Schedules for teacher
Schedules for para
Figuring out where and when each child is
working throughout the day can be tricky.
Schedules are constantly changing.
How are you
setting up your
schedules?
 Grade
 Student
Fill in 15 min or
30 min time
frames for the
entire day.
Grade template
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Get a master
schedule for
every grades
specials list.
Have a copy
of each
student’s IEP
and read
through it.
Read through IEPs!!!
Specials Schedule
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Get the master
lunch schedule
for students.
Fill in each grade
lunch.
Fill in breakfast
Color Code lunch times- Yellow
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What is
appropriate for
each student?
Determine how
long they will
participate in
specials daily.
Add in Specials
Color Code Specials -Blue
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Get Master
schedule for
each grade
recess time.
Fill in all
recess
blocks.
Color code Recess - yellow
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Determine from
the iep how much
time each child
will spend in the
gen. ed classroom.
Meet with each
child’s gen. ed
teacher. Together
find times that are
appropriate for
student inclusion.
Some ideas are:
◦ Making Meaning
◦ Whole group
activities
◦ Centers
◦ Intervention times
Inclusion times – Green
Get a copy of each student’s
gen. ed class schedule.
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Look at the
schedule
and
determine
the best
time for you
to take your
lunch time.
Add your lunch - yellow
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Determine whole
group instruction
times.
◦ Tip: look at when
most students are
present.
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Recommendation
is partnering
students with
similar
goals/objectives
for small group
direct instruction.
If possible keep
students on
similar schedules.
Add teaching times
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Fill in
curriculum
time, math,
reading,
sensory
breaks and
bathroom
breaks.
Tip: Set a time to
bathroom students.
PM Teaching Times
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Print off MANY noncolor copies of student
schedules. Use pencil
to add in changes.
Determine their lunch
and break times.
Talk with paras about
preferences or
students they work
well with.
Ask if they want to be
with one student all
day or want to rotate
with many students.
Tip: These change
daily! It can take a
couple weeks for
everything to start
running smoothly.
Non color coded copy
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Each para
receives a copy
of their
schedule
highlighted.
Determine what
is working and
what changes
need to be
made.
Meet at the end
of the week to
update
schedules.
Color code each para
Bob
Andrew
Cathy
Allie
Lisa
Carrie
Kathy
9:00
9:15
9:30 5S-126
Sci/Wrt
9:45 Leo
K Bathrooms 3W-132
121 Reading
Matthew Asab Caleb
Josiah
10:30 5G
Specials
1 Art
2 Music/HR
3 C ED/Med
4 Mus/Med
11:00 5 Phy-Ed
Leo
Hikeem
K Bathrooms KA-K2
122 Opening
Making Meaning
Dallas Zach
3G 5G-128
Kyla
Math
Julia
Arianna
Margaret
Morning Mtg
122
Angel Matthew
Sam AJ
Carter Kyla
KA-K2
Owen
Math
Ind Work
Dallas
122 Zach
6 students
Jordan
Preston
3rd Lunch
Lunch Room
Kyla
11:30 5S-126
Sci/Wrt
Leo
3rd Specials Lunch
3G Specials
Kyla
K Lunch
Lunch Room
Hassan
Myles
10:00
12:00 5S/5G-128
Math
Bath/Ind/Choice
Hikeem Asab
Myles
WIN
KM-110
Myles
Hassan
Math
1H-106
KM-110
Reading
Myles
Halle
Hassan
3W
Specials
1 Med/HR
2 Art
4 Phy-Ed
5 Music
Bath/Ind/Choice1st Grade
K Recess
Josiah
122 Lunch Room
Playground Caleb
Bathroom
2Z-130
121 Reading
Making Meaning
Tristan
1H-106
Anthony
Halle
Seth
Angel
Morning Mtg
122
Angel Matthew
Sam AJ
Carter Kyla
Owen
Ind Work
Walk Hallway
Matthew
Kyla
Ind Work
4K/S-125
121 Math
Matthew
Kayla
Paul
Ethan
2nd Recess
Playground
Matthew
Owen
Zach
Lunch
Lunch

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