Positive Descriptions of Student Behavior
Here is a list of verbs and phrases that may help you to prepare positive, descriptive statements for an IEP (Individualized Education Program).
uses trial and error approach
variable motivation level
learns from doing
willing to try again
applies him- or herself
thinks before acting
asks for help
follows one-step directions
follows two-step directions
follows multi-step directions
requires repetition of directions
needs time to transition
able to spell
actively involved in learning
requires information in a variety of modes
needs visual cues
requires auditory cues
requires preparation for transition
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