Special education teachers act as lifelines for students with challenges. As more children are diagnosed with special needs, educators like you need to stay current on new research and techniques for teaching them effectively. Reading about new developments should become a regular part of your professional practice.
The Individualized Education Plan gives a framework for the teacher, parent, or guardian, and often the student to communicate and create an education plan that emphasizes the student's strengths while helping to build up areas where the student needs more help. Together, these players can...Read More
The Special Education master’s program at Saint Joseph’s University is designed to prepare teachers for every aspect of teaching and learning in complex classrooms with diverse student populations.Read More
Did you know 13 percent of all public school students receive some form of special education between K-12? That accounts for 6.4 million total students in the United States alone. Adversely, as of 2012, there are only 442,800 special education teachers that have the proper specialized...Read More
While inclusive classrooms are valuable in mainstreaming disabled students, they also present the opportunity for those children to be bullied, threatening their emotional security and academic performance.Read More
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