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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

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Week One

Students check-in; teachers give introduction; physical examination; prepare teaching materials.

Observe students to get a basic understanding of their current levels; consult and talk with parents.

Same as Tuesday

Same as Tuesday

Morning: Same as Thursday Afternoon: Parent meeting (Introduction to autism. Watch German video)

Weekend Assignment: Write about your child¡¯s development history.

Week Two

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area to parents in small groups (no explanation). Head teachers Wang and Bo do assessment.

Same as Monday

Same as Monday

Summarize the results of the assessments; discuss and distribute Individual Education Plans.

Morning: Explain results of assessment and individual plans. Afternoon: Parent meeting (Techniques of controlling one¡¯s mood during teaching).

Weekend Assignment: Write about the lovable qualities of your child.

Week Three

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area in small groups (focus on mood during teaching)

Morning: Same as Monday Afternoon: ¡°One minute explanation¡± exercise

Parents in each group demonstrate programs, teachers and other parents evaluate together.

Morning: Same as Wednesday. Afternoon: Discuss and evaluate parents¡¯ notes.

Morning: Parent test (Mood during teaching) Afternoon: Parent meeting (Techniques of giving instructions during teaching)

Weekend Assignment: Based on last week¡¯s discussion of mood, write about your own experiences of your mood in interacting with your child.

Week Four

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area in small groups (focus on techniques of giving instructions/command during teaching).

Morning: Same as Monday. Afternoon: ¡°One minute explanation¡± exercise

Parents in each group demonstrate programs, teachers and other parents evaluate together.

Morning: Same as Wednesday. Afternoon: Discuss and evaluate parents¡¯ notes.

Morning: Parent test (Giving instructions) Afternoon: Parent meeting (Techniques of giving reinforcement during teaching)

Weekend Assignment: What are some effective reinforcers for your child?

Week Five

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area in small groups (focus on reinforcement techniques)

Morning: Same as Monday Afternoon: ¡°One minute explanation¡± exercise

Parents in each group demonstrate programs, teachers and other parents evaluate together.

Morning: Same as Wednesday Afternoon: Discuss and evaluate parents¡¯ notes

Morning: Parent test (Techniques of reinforcement) Afternoon: Parent meeting (Frequency of reinforcement during teaching)

Weekend Assignment: In what situations do you reinforce your child? (give examples)

Week Six

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area in small groups (focus on frequency of reinforcement)

Morning: Same as Monday Afternoon: ¡°One minute explanation¡± exercise

Parents in each group demonstrate programs, teachers and other parents evaluate together.

Morning: Same as Wednesday. Afternoon: Discuss and evaluate parents¡¯ notes

Morning: Parent test (Frequency of reinforcement during teaching) Afternoon: Parent meeting (Principles and techniques of prompting)

Weekend Assignment: what methods of prompting have you used? (Give examples)

Week Seven

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area in small groups (focus on principles and techniques of prompting)

Morning: Same as Monday Afternoon: ¡°One minute explanation¡± exercise

Parents in each group demonstrate programs, teachers and other parents evaluate together.

Morning: Same as Wednesday. Afternoon: Discuss and evaluate parents¡¯ notes

Morning: Parent test (Principles and techniques of prompting) Afternoon: Parent meeting (Frequency of prompting during teaching)

Weekend Assignment: The importance of prompting for children¡¯s learning (Give examples)

Week Eight

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area in small groups (focus on frequency on prompts)

Same as Monday

Parents in each group demonstrate programs, teachers and other parents evaluate together.

Same as Wednesday.

Morning: Parent test (Frequency of prompting during teaching) Afternoon: Parent meeting (shaping and chaining)

Weekend assignment: The use of prompts in daily life, please give examples of what you have taught your child using prompts.

Week Nine

Teachers demonstrate programs in each content area in small groups (focus on shaping and chaining)

Same as Monday

Parents in each group demonstrate programs, teachers and other parents evaluate together

Same as Wednesday

Morning: Parent test (The use of shaping and chaining during teaching) Afternoon: Parent meeting (successful parents are invited to share their experiences about schooling preparation )

Weekend Assignment: Teachers assign a topic: Write a task analysis (of a task such as washing face, brushing teeth, etc)

Week Ten

Each group practices task analyses in each content area. Assessment

Same as Monday

Same as Monday

Same as Monday

Morning: Parent test (¡°Mock teaching¡±: Parents teach each others¡¯ children) Afternoon: Parent meeting (Generalization of teaching principles in daily life)

Weekend assignment: What I have learned at Xingxing Yu.

Week Eleven

Each group organizes practical activities (preparation for preschool, self-help skills, social activities) and distributes home Individual Education Plans

Same as Monday

Same as Monday

Same as Monday

Explanation of Individual Education Plans; discussion

Parents have children give one of their pieces of work (artwork, etc) to Xingxing Yu.