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.
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
Few career areas are more fulfilling than teaching students with special needs. With a thirst to know more about what you can do – you’ve arrived at the right place.Read More
When teaching special education students, engagement is key to success. Increasing interaction and a deeper understanding of materials can be a challenge unique to each student, especially when teaching students with a wide range of learning disabilities or disorders. Creativity...Read More
Understanding the varying degrees of autism spectrum disorder, and how to best enable a student’s ability to reach their full learning potential, is paramount to being a successful special education teacher.Read More
The significance of hearing often goes underappreciated until it is no longer available, and for students who have lived their entire life with a hearing loss, education can prove challenging. Teachers must adapt to each classroom of students, and working with deaf or hard of...Read More
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