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IDEA, IEPs, Co-Teaching Strategies, and More: The Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Trends in Special Education

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Winnie O'Leary

Special education—it’s a broad and incredibly complex topic.

3 Classroom Management Tips to Support Your Students of Varying Exceptionalities

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Scott Sterling

As more and more schools embrace the benefits of inclusive classrooms, there are some general planning strategies educators can use to effectively handle varying exceptionalities in the classroom.

6 Back-to-School Tips to Support Your ELLs

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Sarah Cornelius

As you're preparing your classroom, curriculum, and lesson plans for the new school year, it's important to think about specific things you can do to support the English Language Learners you'll be working with.

ESL ReadingSmart Receives WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation

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Madison Michell

We’re very excited to announce that Edmentum’s ESL ReadingSmart solution has been awarded a complete WIDA PRIME V2 correlation!

Five Trending Issues in Special Education

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Winnie O'Leary

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.

[Special Education] Trending Issues & Polarizing Conversations

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Sarah Cornelius

With the K-12 education landscape rapidly evolving due to changes in standards and advancements in technology, educators are constantly trying new solutions and techniques to personalize and engage

Trending Issues in Special Education, Part 2: Technology & Special Populations

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Winnie O'Leary

We're continuing our series on special education by focusing on how edtech is changing the landscape and opening new doors for students with a wide variety of disabilities.

Trending Issues in Special Education, Part 1: IDEA and Defining Classifications

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Winnie O'Leary

In this series, we are going to take a close look at special education by delving into some of its exceptional challenges as well as its supreme benefits. We will start by introducing the IDEA legislation and its system of classifying students with disabilities.

Evaluating Technology for Your Special Populations Program: Top 10 Questions to Ask

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Sarah Cornelius

Online solutions can have a huge impact on your special populations program.

Today's American Classroom and the Rise of the English Language Learners

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Rochelle Baltzer

By 2020, it is estimated that one in four U.S. K-12 students will be an English Language Learner (ELL). Schools will need to adapt in order to provide high quality ELL education and help level the playing field for students of all backgrounds.

[4 Testing Tips] Special Populations Preparation

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Beth Holine

Testing is stressful for everyone, but it can be especially trying for special populations and their educators. These four tips will help you prepare for a smooth, successful fall testing season with your special population students.