Special Education Process in the Classroom :pencil2: Laura Grantier CoHort…
Special Education Process in the Classroom :pencil2: Laura Grantier CoHort 13
Identify the signs of a struggling student.
good grades but are struggling with emotional issues or have behavioral issues
skipping school or tardy
not turning in work
acting out in class or keeps to oneself
below grade level math, reading, writing skills
Differentiated Learning Strategies
Discreetly check in with the student
Example: walking around the room to see how students are doing
Tips provided to individuals
feedback, expectations, time management, encourage active learning
teacher could explain a concept that students are missing in a different way
visual aids, by gesturing, through demonstration, acting and role-play.
students invited to attend Advisory and to stay after school for extra instruction
Advisory is a regularly scheduled period of time, during the school day, when teachers meet with small groups to help them on academic, social, or other issues.
Tier 2 and 3 Interventions
Work cited: The Understood Team (2014). 3 Tiers of RTI Support. Retrieved on November 5, 2019
Tier 1: All students. Teachers use methods like phonics that are proven to work. Sometimes they work in small groups.
Tier 2: Small Group Interventions Small group lessons two to three times a week and can include special teaching. Kids in Tier 2 still get Tier 1 support.
Small group work or individual lessons. Most kids who get this support still spend a lot of their day in a general education classroom. Spend bigger parts of the day in a resource room. These are the most at-risk students. They are heavily monitored.
Teachers involve parents by contacting them early and often
meeting with school counselor
Educating parents where to look for assignments and for dates for tests/quizzes.
Work Cited: White, R. (2014). How to Use ParentVue to Check for Proficiency. Retrieved November 5, 2019 htps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtyTmatq7C8&t=66s
monthly progress reports
help the student at home
setting aside a special place to study, establishing a regular time for homework, and limit tv/social media
Show that you value their education
Encourage Active learning such as music or sports. Listen to your child and find out what areas interest them
Assessment for Special Education
Assessment from outside the school
Medical Provider Exam
. A referral made to a Child Study Team
Referral to the Local Screening Committee (LSC); or, the teacher could make a referral directly to the LSC.
This team examines pertinent information and decides whether special education testing is warranted.
School ADMIN: assistant principal oversees the special education department (SPED), and there is a SPED department chair. If a student has an IEP (Individualized Education Program), then federal law mandates that the school implement it.
Work cited: Hutton, M. (2013).Rigidity & Defiance in Kids with Aspergers & High-Functioning Autism. Retrieved on November 5, 2019