Breaking the Cycle of Dependence

#ATchat 4/17/19

It has been observed that schools (inadvertently) promote dependence, dependence on adults for reading and writing. Too often, students become prompt dependent, especially students on the spectrum or with more complex needs.


AT promotes independence, no matter the students' abilities, strengths or areas to strengthen. Join the conversation to discuss this important topic and share your great ideas.

Questions

Q1: How vital is it to break the cycle of dependence? Is this a problem in your district? #ATchat 8:05


Q2; What are the short-term and long-term consequences of dependence on adults that you observe in your work? #ATchat 8:15


Q3: What are (technology) solutions that can break the cycle of prompt dependence with students with complex needs? What have you implemented that has been successful? #ATchat 8:25


Q4: What are technology solutions that can break the cycle of dependence for students who struggle with reading skills - decoding, fluency and/or comprehension? #ATchat 8:35


Q5: What are technology solutions that can break the cycle of dependence for students who struggle with the writing process? #ATchat 8:43


Q6: What are some of your personal favorite tips/trick/strategies which we haven’t addressed yet? Please share! #ATchat 8:50