I recently took a course on inclusion practices. Although I am a special education teacher who is very familiar with the inclusion setting, I am always looking for new tips, techniques, or practices to bring into my classrooms and to better help my students. Inclusion is the practice of including special education students in the… Continue reading The Beginners Guide to Inclusion
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6 Strategies for students with ASD in an inclusion setting.
One of the biggest parts of our job, and sometimes one of the most difficult parts of our job, is talking to parents. Usually when parents contact us, it is not for something positive. They usually contact us when they are upset or confused about something. It is important that we maintain strong home/school… Continue reading 5 Things to Remember When Talking to Parents
Most school districts that I am familiar with, do not have a reading curriculum to use with inclusion students in middle school that receiving pull out reading services. At my school there is a sub-separate curriculum for reading but this does not address the specific needs of my students. When I started working at my… Continue reading 4 Awesome Middle School Reading Resources
I want to talk about motivating students. Currently, I am a middle school inclusion special education teacher. I co-teach two math classes, and two ELA classes everyday, I also teach a pull-out reading class and I push in to other classes when I have open slots in my schedule. The real challenge that I find… Continue reading Motivating Students
So as I've said before, I teach middle school inclusion. I have my own classroom but in that room I work with students on all subject areas. This caused me to have a hard time selecting bulletin boards for my classroom. I also have a small office with only one bulletin board. I didn't want… Continue reading Middle School Bulletin Boards
My biggest struggle in my job at the moment is organization. I am currently working in a position that deals with excessive amounts of paperwork. I am a special education teacher so I constantly have a flow of reports and IEPs that I am writing or referencing, I also have to keep work samples for my students… Continue reading Classroom Organization
Starting the school year is very difficult for me as a special education teacher. I feel like I have so much to do in so little time that I end up just running in circles. It is a constant balance of determining importance. And, unfortunately, the thing that falls to the bottom of my to-do list is always…… Continue reading September Stress!
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