Special Ed. Teaching Tips

  • Tips for Helping the Depressed Child

    Children are no strangers to depression. Once the symptoms of depression show, its time to take action. Do you have a depressed child? If you are looking for ways that you can assist a child that has depression, review this list of tips to help this...
    By Kathy Foust January 26, 2011 

  • Using iPods for Students with Special Needs

    Technology continues to revolutionize education and allows students to learn in different ways. While computers have become standard in most classrooms, iPods are usually not thought of as educational tools. That is, until now. Learn about the use of...
    By Stephanie Torreno November 14, 2010 

  • Choosing Between the SAT and the ACT

    The SAT and the ACT are college entrance exams that provide accommodations for special needs students. The question is which is the best test for you? Both tests are accepted by colleges, but each test is different in its testing focus. Some students...
    By Pauline H. Gill July 3, 2010 

  • Using Humor as a Tool for Effective Learning of Disabled Children

    Using humor for effective learning of disabled children will help the teacher to achieve success in academic and social behavior of special needs children. Fun with special needs students in the class will help them to view school and learning as fun...
    By Rupinder Singh May 16, 2010 

  • Art in Special Education: Eleven Tips for Success

    Art is a fabulous subject to share with special needs learners. It is a vehicle for developing literacy, numeracy, communication, creativity, higher order thinking and social abilities in a positive and enjoyable setting. Give art a go with your special...
    By Anne Vize April 8, 2010 

  • Using Positive Reinforcement in the Special Education Setting

    Positive reinforcement is a proven and reliable way to increase positive actions. Here are some specific methods you can use in your classroom as well as some ideas for developing your own methods of positive reinforcement.
    By Kathy Foust April 4, 2010 

  • Adjustments to Make When Joining a Special Education Class

    Many parents are concerned their children will have problems adjusting to special education classes, but the simple truth is that their adjustment is based on the attitude they learn to adopt towards their special education classes.
    By Victoria Trix March 10, 2010 

  • Using Educational Electronics With Special Education Students

    Consider using educational electronics in a special education setting to enhance learning. This article will show you how!
    By Victoria Trix March 4, 2010 

  • Conflict and How to Avoid it with Parents

    This article shows you how to use conflict resolution strategies with the parents and guardians of students in your class. Parent - teacher interviews and educational plan writing times can be challenging times for all parties. Avoiding conflict is important...
    By Anne Vize October 18, 2009 

  • Helping Children With Down Syndrome To Succeed In The Classroom

    Children with Down syndrome typically experience delays in cognitive development, but with proper support, they are able to participate in a mainstream classroom environment. Educators can encourage inclusion and personal success for these students by...
    By Finn Orfano October 11, 2009 
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