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.
When teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a number of different approaches can be employed that have been proven to yield positive results, and while it must always be remembered that every student and his or her needs are unique, there's no need to reinvent the...Read More
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...Read More
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.Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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