Specific Praise - Individual Instruction

What is the "Specific Praise" instructional strategy?

With "Specific Praise", the teacher delivers specific feedback regarding observed student success, informing the student exactly what was done correctly and praising success.  Specific praise should be faded as student success maintains.  This helps the student to discriminate correct versus incorrect responses and understand how to continue with success.

What are the "Individual Instruction" context videos?

The Individual Instruction videos include both group and 1:1 instructional settings, but the focus is on the application of the entire range of Primary Level strategies with individual students.  The videos represent a cross section of instructional focus, student ages, and student abilities.

The following is a list of all of the Primary Level training videos  involving the "Specific Praise" instructional strategy within an Individual Instruction context that are available for viewing. 

(NOTE: All videos are in a streaming WMV file format, and clicking on the "Play video" link will open up Windows Media Player on your computer. Instructions for playing WMV files on a Macintosh computer can be found on this web page.)

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Instructional Videos
Video NamesVideo DescriptionsVideo Run TimesVideo Links
B4This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Pre-correction/Prompting, Opportunities to Respond, Specific Praise and Active Supervision within a Behavior instructional focus.

These strategies are being used in a High School, Individual and Group Instruction context with General Education/LBD students.

44 secondsPlay video
B5This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Opportunities to Respond, and Specific Praise within a Behavior instructional focus.

These strategies are being used in a Elementary School, Individual and Group Instruction context with General Education/LBD students and Autism/MSD students.

1 minutes, 37 secondsPlay video
R3This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Modeling, Practice, Specific Praise, and Correction within a Reading instructional focus.

These strategies are being used in a Middle School, Individual Instruction context with Autism/MSD students.

1 minute, 50 secondsPlay video
R9This video demonstrates the instructional strategies of Opportunities to Respond, Specific Praise, and Formative Assessment within a Reading instructional focus.

These strategies are being used in a Elementary School, Individual and Group Instruction with General Education/LBD students and Autism/MS students.

1 minute, 16 secondsPlay video