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Master’s in Special Education Resources

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.


5 Jobs a Master’s in Special Education Will Get You

During the course of the 2012-2013 school year, as many as 6.4 million children in the United States' public school system received special education — a number that approaches 15 percent — and an individual with a master's degree in special education offered much of that schooling.

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7 Apps for Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a common therapy discipline used by special education teachers. As technology and understanding of applied behavior evolves, new tools and applications have been developed to assist children with special needs.

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Co-Teaching in the Classroom: What Teachers Need to Know

Teachers working towards their master’s degrees in special education might be interested in learning about co-teaching and how it benefits today’s diverse classroom. Co-teaching is when two or more educators share a classroom and provide instruction to a group of students.

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List of Educational Toys for Children with CAPD

In order to improve the daily life of children with special needs, teachers often search for tools that help them learn and grow while still having fun in the process. Educational toys and games often serve as therapy tools for CAPD, and are great resources for children with special needs...

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How the Autism Endorsement Track Can Advance Teaching Careers

With the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) on the rise, the U.S. has greater need for teachers trained to work with this very special population.

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Student Testimonials

Learn what current students and alumni gained from the master's in special education. Hear what our students are saying. >>

Student Teaching Handbook

Download our guide to help you find a student teaching placement and understand the different roles and expectations of the experience.

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