Imagine that you have been contacted by your school principal to deliver a presentation at “Back to School Night” for your sixth grade class, their parents, caregivers, and other interested parties. The presentation will inform the audience on how you plan to create a productive learning environment for the school year.
Include the following in your presentation: Explain the strategies you intend to use to keep students on task, thus maximizing the benefits of your classroom activities and lessons. Explain how you will respond to and address minor misbehaviors and serious/chronic misbehaviors in the class. Discuss one or two outside agencies that can help yield a safe and supportive learning community. Select strategies to work effectively with students and their parents to evaluate diverse characteristics in their learning experiences.
Also, create a handout to give to your audience. This can be a brochure, a resource guide, or other visual aid that provides the main takeaways from your presentation, whichever you believe to be most useful for your intended audience.
Incorporate appropriate animations, transitions, and graphics as well as speaker notes for each slide. The speaker notes may be comprised of brief paragraphs or bulleted lists and should cite material appropriately. Add audio to each slide using the Media section of the Insert tab in the top menu bar for each slide.
Support your presentation with at least threescholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.
Presentation Length: 12-15 slides (with a separate reference slide)
Notes Length: 100-150 words for each slide
Handout Length: 2-3 pages
Be sure to include citations for quotations and paraphrases with references in APA format and style where appropriate.