Instructional scaffolding is the support given to a student by an instructor throughout the learning process. This support is specifically tailored to each student; this instructional approach allows students to experience student-centered learning, which tends to facilitate more efficient learning than teacher-centered learning. Instructional scaffolding provides sufficient support to promote learning when concepts and skills are being first introduced to students. These supports are gradually removed as students develop autonomous learning strategies, thus promoting their own cognitive , affective and psychomotor learning skills and knowledge. Teachers help the students master a task or a concept by providing support.
The screening recommendations in these guidelines are appropriate for asymptomatic survivors of childhood, adolescent, or young adult cancer presenting for routine exposure-based medical follow-up. More extensive evaluations are presumed, as clinically indicated, for survivors presenting with signs and symptoms suggesting illness or organ dysfunction. A basic knowledge of ongoing issues related to the long-term follow-up needs of this patient population is assumed. Healthcare professionals who do not regularly care for survivors of pediatric malignancies are encouraged to consult with a pediatric oncology long-term follow-up center if any questions or concerns arise when reviewing or using these guidelines.
The District will continue to be guided by public health expertise, community dialogue, and collaboration with teachers. Learning options to be offered during the school year are expected to include:. Back to School Frequently Asked Questions. Check back regularly for updates as new information will be added over time.
By Gene Beresin, Executive Director. Posted in: Hot Topics. You can also read this article in Spanish or Chinese. The outbreak of the new coronavirus disease COVID has created a lot of anxiety and uncertainty for all of us, including children and teens. During stressful times, no matter what their age, children want to know three basic things:.