Identifying Students with Special Needs (Observation (Differentiated…
Identifying Students with Special Needs
Being observant of student's test scores.
Monitoring the behavior of the student.
Being aware of the level of participation of the student.
Plan, document, and test the intervention strategy on the student who is displaying behavioral and/or learning difficulties.
"Educational evaluations are also called
. This is when the school puts together information on a student to see if they need special education or related services."
"If the student does qualify for special education, the school will make a plan for his/her education. This plan is called an individual education program (IEP, often called an individual education plan) or an individual family service plan (IFSP). The school needs the information from an evaluation to write the individual plan for the student."
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Address Student's strengths and weaknesses
How has the student developed?
What does the student need to learn?
Communication with Parents
Meet with the student's parents to discuss their child's behavioral or learning difficulties.
"Parental consent is needed before a child may be evaluated."
Applying differentiated teaching tactics to engage the student based on their learning preferences and needs.
Small group Instruction
Breaking down instruction to one sequence at a time.
Not introducing more content until the student masters the concept.
Brain Games :checkered_flag:
Word Games/Math Games
Providing suitable light to study and learn.
Being creative with how the desks are arranged in the classroom.
Offering a variety of seats and desks based off of the learning preference of the student.
Measuring the student's comprehension of the subjects being taught.
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