"Teachers will love the straightforward, practical information. The topics and strategies are excellent."
—Debi Gartland, Professor of Special Education, Towson University
"Impressive. Pinpoints current classroom issues and offers direct problem-solving approaches. This easy-to-implement resource, with its organized chapter outlines and well-crafted format, is flexible and adaptable to any grade, subject, or ability level."
—Erin Ann Witty, Special Education Teacher, Milwaukee Public Schools, WI
"Provides great insight for developing and organizing your overall daily routine, planning, and teaching."
—Mariann C. Carter, Exceptional Needs Specialist, South Carolina Department of Education
"A valuable reference for any special education teacher. With a focus on classroom management, the guide covers all aspects of teaching, from paperwork to professional relationships. New and veteran teachers will find indispensable resources to improve their practice and enrich their learning."
—Peggy Holtman, Special Education Supervisor, Milwaukee Public Schools, WI
Special education teaching strategies in a no-nonsense format!
If you're a teacher new to special education, this book is for you! This newest Common-Sense Classroom Management guide addresses the most critical challenges that arise when teaching adolescent learners with special needs.
In this flexible and easy-to-implement resource, educators will find 80 concise and teacher-tested strategies. Each strategy works in five steps or fewer, helping special educators feel competent and confident about working with coteachers, teacher aides, support staff, administrators, and families. The authors, all special education experts, provide practical assistance with:
- Specially designed instruction and student organization to make teaching more effective
- Legal responsibilities aligned with IDEIA and NCLB requirements
- Positive behavioral supports, including incentive programs and meaningful consequences
Ideal for teachers new to special education, teacher trainers, and teacher mentors, this resource provides a clear-sighted focus to help you shape the structure of each teaching day and ensure success for all your learners with special needs!