Special education students have a wide range of unique needs and abilities that require intentional accommodations and modifications, often outlined in their IEPs. Choosing the right program can provide meaningful insights into your learners’ strengths, weaknesses, and knowledge gaps and can help you provide effective and individualized instruction.
[Special Education] 4 Differentiation Strategies to Support Students with Learning Disabilities in Online Courses
Students are increasingly taking advantage of virtual options because they appreciate the opportunity to work at their own pace, on their own schedule, and in the environment that is most effective for them. Here are four tips for educators to provide the differentiation in instruction that students with learning abilities require to be successful in online courses.
The end of the school year brings about a lot of reflection. Many teachers look back on how the year went and students remember what they learned. At Edmentum, things are no different! We love to look back on past blog posts to see what really resonated with our audience throughout the school year.
Last week, we looked at six classroom best practices to support learners with dyslexia. Today, we’ll turn our attention to the kinds of specific literacy activities you can implement in your classroom to support your students with dyslexia, and how technology can help.
When you understand what dyslexia is and how to work around it, you give dyslexic students in your class a better shot at success. Dyslexia has nothing to do with intelligence or ability; and while there is no magical cure for dyslexia, it can be overcome.
Individualized Education Program meetings, or IEP meetings, represent a key step in a larger, more complex process to address a child’s unique learning needs, and general education teachers are an essential part of the IEP team.
Given the constantly evolving landscape of special education, there needs to be ongoing conversation on the topic between a broad range of experts, educators, parents, and students. With the hope of inspiring some of this important conversation, we've compiled a list of five trending issues in special education that have been top of mind at Edmentum.
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