The science behind teaching special education students is not cut-and-dry, and the strategies that teachers develop for their classrooms shouldn’t be permanent—instead, think scalable and flexible. Design teaching aids and lessons that are flexible. Add creativity to lessons and homework. Develop easy-to-use monitoring tools that are needs ...
There are many practical strategies that are effective in the classroom. It is up to the classroom and special education teacher to ensure that appropriate strategies are being used to assist individual learning styles and allow all students with special needs to succeed. It is recommended that a multi-modal approach be used: visual, auditory, kinesthetic and tactile for optimum success.
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Some intervention programs, like Reading First (which is used for students in kindergarten through third grade who are struggling), may be available through the school, district or state. These programs often contain more specific teaching strategies to follow when teaching the groups. Tier Three Strategies
All students with special needs are unique. Their needs may be recognized by teacher and parent observations and/or assessment by a certified professional. Some students may have their needs formally identified as an exceptionality through an Identification Placement and Review Committee (IPRC). Regardless of the manner by which needs are ...
Here are some strategies that special education teachers can use to benefit all of their students: 1. Form small groups. Forming small groups of two or three students within the class grouped according to their level can help with personalizing the teaching while not sacrificing class instruction time.
Teachers are often asked to modify instruction to accommodate special needs students. In fact, all students will benefit from the following good teaching practices. The following article takes the mystery out of adapting materials and strategies for curriculum areas.
This list of teaching strategies and activities was developed out of a focused brainstorming process conducted with general education, special education and English as a Second Language teachers in Minnesota during the 2001-2002 school year. The list represents strategies and activities that teachers report that they use (or
Teaching Students with Special Needs. It is inevitable that you will have the opportunity (and pleasure) of working with special needs students in your classroom. You may need to make accommodations for some and modifications for others. Providing for the needs of special education students will certainly be one of your greatest challenges as a professional educator.
There are many reading strategies for special education that can be used as ideas for improving reading comprehension and fluency. This article will examine several, effective strategies.