Practical Strategies for Addressing Academic and Behavioral Challenges in Virtual Environments

9:00a.m. to 9:45a.m.

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Dr. T. Rowand Robinson

Professor - Department of Special Education, University of Wisconsin - Whitewate

Dr. T. Rowand Robinson is a Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. Dr. Robinson teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in emotional and behavioral disorders, classroom management, and positive behavioral supports. His research interests education in juvenile correction facilities and cognitive-behavioral interventions. He has published in professional journals and book chapters and his findings and recommendations have been presented at state, regional, national, and international professional conferences. Prior to receiving his Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Florida, he was a special education teacher in the Charleston County School District in South Carolina.

moderated by

Mrs. Karen McMillan Tyme

Abstract:

As the need to offer k-12 classes in virtual environments has increased, academic and behavioral challenges have often impeded access to a meaningful education. This session will provide practical strategies to address academic and social skill deficits in at-risk populations within virtual classrooms. During the session, we will discuss practical strategies to meet this population's educational needs in a manner that maintains their interests and considers various circumstances that may influence a student's ability to focus and access a meaningful education within this setting.