Special Education Teachers

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A community for Special Ed teachers where can connect, share and get support.

What kind of programs do you have in place for mildly disabled high school students needing significant behavioral supports?

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Does anyone coordinate pacing guide and Ieper with lesson plans?

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How much growth do you normally see on the NWEA with your DD/LD students?

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I'm a 5/6 grade art teacher. I have several students with varying degrees of autism with diminished mental abilities. What are some great art projects these students would be good at and like?

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How is H.S. sped different than middle? I’m considering moving to H.S. One does resource and the other school doesn’t. What’s your typical day like as an inclusion teacher?

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I think as a whole, we are seeing a trend in students not really caring about their education. How are you instilling the importance of wanting to do well and put in effort in their academic career?

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Getting a new student next week- 3rd grade, ASD, average intellectual functioning, beginning reader. Best way to teach beginning reading skills to a student in this category? Curriculum ideas?

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Does anyone have experience as a LDTC? I just wanted your thoughts and experience also whether or not it was a good move for you. Thanks!! 😁

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We had a SPED teacher quit mid year and now 15 students on his caseload have had NO case manager for 2 months. Anyone else hear of this? Is this legal? Ideas?

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I have a first grader who has a 2 sec attention span. I have to use a scripted ELA curriculum with lots of talk but not much writing. She NEEDS to do something focused on the lesson. Any ideas? TIA

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I teach students with emotional disorders and having a tough time getting their trust. They all come from lives that I could not imagine. Please give me any and all advice.

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I am searching for tips and any ideas that will help me be a better teacher to my Autistic Spectrum students. I’m really struggling with how to assign grades b/c they are not independent workers.

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I’m a high school AND adult transition SPED teacher. I’ve fallen behind on so much paperwork and emails. Im overwhelmed and don’t know how to catch-up. It’s winter break but I feel like I need to work

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Ideas surrounding a highly structured (behavior/EBD) classroom? This is going to be a new adventure after Christmas break so any and all ideas will be helpful!

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I have many students this year struggling to manage their emotions and self regulate. Any suggestions for free social emotional curriculums. My principal won’t pay for this kind of curriculum :(

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2 other sped teachers tested my kids on NWEA. 2 finished in 14 min., 1 in 16 min & 1 in only 7. Only 1 took 24 min. I’m irate. They all went down significantly. How would u feel? What would u do?

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Ages 3-6

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I have high needs kids in my room all day. I am running out of things for them to do. Any suggestions?

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Anyone familiar with teaching in Effingham County schools?

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