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.
Summer is almost over, and back-to-school preparation is right around the bend! While you’re working on planning for this upcoming school year, it’s important to think about specific ways that you can support the English language learners (ELLs) you’ll have in your class. We’ve compiled six top tips to help your students start off the new year on the right foot.
Improving outcomes for ELLs continues to be an important topic in education and even more so as of late, as federal requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) require an English language proficiency (ELP) indicator in all state plans. One scaffold that teachers can use to help their ELLs communicate more clearly and confidently is using sentence frames.
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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