January has flown by in the blink of an eye and now Valentine's Day is just around the corner. I’ve collected the best classroom activities and lesson ideas for your classroom offered by some of the top teaching blogs for February. Enjoy! The Curriculum Corner offers wonderful free Valentine hundred [...]
No matter how hard I try, no matter how much research I do, and no matter how many plans we come up with, I have still been unable to help these students make progress. Are there any uncommon or outside-the-box strategies that could help me motivate students?
Early in my career, I was a special education teacher and a co-teacher who worked within the inclusion model at the secondary school level. I became convinced that EVERY high school classroom needs to begin with RTI (Response To Intervention) Tier One, with differentiated teaching strategies, so that every student can learn.
Implementing a variety of co-teaching models, like “Teach Half, Then Switch” or station teaching can be beneficial for students who may have difficulty in the traditional classroom setting. These implementations, however, often require desks to be rearranged. In “Teach Half, Then Switch” the co-teac [...]
Hovering is a term used to describe an assignment in which a paraprofessional spends most, if not all, of his or her day working with a single student.