This guide shows teachers how simple visual cues, such as hand gestures or anchor charts, can support students’ self-regulation, independence, and dignity in the classroom. By allowing teachers to communicate effectively and students to quickly and simply get essential information, visual cues help create a productive and focused learning environment. They also support students in learning and practicing procedures and routines, academic content, and social-emotional skills.
This Quick Coaching Guide offers specific tips and reflection questions to help teachers successfully put visual cues into practice in their own classrooms.
A multifaceted tool for ongoing, embedded professional development, Quick Coaching Guides encapsulate a specific topic through the Responsive Classroom lens and identify concrete skills for educators to practice or teach.
This hands-on, structured guide helps educators to take stock of their current practice, plan for future growth, and reflect on progress made.
- Convenient, embedded professional development that connects directly to your classroom
- Flexible for autonomous, self-paced learning, exploration, and reflection
- Written by Responsive Classroom expert teachers