Every Student

Prompting

Prompting is a form of support used to assist a student to demonstrate a skill or behaviour in response to an instruction or naturally occurring condition or event (eg morning tea bell, teacher instruction). The ultimate goal of prompting is for the student to be able to demonstrate a skill or behaviour independently (or as independently as possible). Following are examples of prompts, listed hierarchically from a lower level to a higher level of prompting:

 (NSW Board of Studies, 2011, Communication, p.76)