Students (sender) are unaware that they have an effect on their world; they show comfort or discomfort reflexively with their body or facial expressions. These spontaneous, but non-goal directed, behaviors such as crying, affective responses, or body movements are interpreted by the receiver whose consistent actions assign meaning to that response over time.
For more information about Level I go to the Communication Matrix website.
Focus of Instruction
To support senders in this level the receiver will:
Goals are intended to assist the sender to achieve mastery of Level I and prepare them for transition to Level II.
Click example goals below for more description of intervention at this level.
Outcomes of Level I Instruction
Achieving these outcomes at Level I boosts child to emerging Level II.