Special Education Teacher Resources
From the special education classroom to accomodations for students with varying levels of disability, explore teaching strategies and lesson plans to make learning come alive across disciplines!
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Introducing Rhythm: Half-, Quarter-, and Eighth Notes
Here's a quick, kinesthetic activity to introduce basic rhythms to pre-literate musicians. This resource should strengthen brain development that connects the body to later literacy skills, and your kids should have fun doing it!
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students
A series of well-written activities, these lessons prompt middle schoolers reading below grade level (at a second, third, or fourth grade level) to use poetry to practice basic reading skills. They rhyme, build words, make inferences,...
6th - 9th Special Education & Programs
Special Olympics Volleyball Coaching Guide: Teaching Volleyball Skills
From warm-up routines and stretches to skill progressions and passing drills, this is an absolute must-have resource for coaches teaching volleyball to a group of learners with diverse needs and skills.
4 mins 6th - 12th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Murder in the School
Whodunnit? That is the question young sleuths must answer as they use their deductive reasoning skill and assume the identity of various persons attending a party where Miss McGowan is murdered. The ninth lesson in a ten-part series.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Environmental Awareness and Children's Literature
Use an alternative setting for pregnant teens and young mothers, as well as special education children to examine environmental topics through literature. Included in this unit is a visit to neighborhood libraries to select children's...
6th - 12th Science
St. Patrick's Day - Lá Fhéile Pádraig
Youngsters use their imaginations and the story of St. Patrick to design original artwork for the holiday, by portraying where they think St. Patrick would have visited in the United States or illustrating what St. Patrick's Day means to...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Earth Day Jeopardy for Special Ed grades 3-12
Get your special-needs learners all set for Earth Day! Use these developmentally appropriate questions and answers related to Earth Day concepts, which include recycling, conservation, pollution, and ecology. Note: Check out...
3rd - 12th Special Education & Programs
Special Education Lesson: Counting by Jumping Squares
Get your kids counting and moving with this fun activity. Special-needs students practice counting objects up to 7, count using a numberline, and focus on recognizing the number before and after. This mini lesson plan finishes with a...
K - 1st Special Education & Programs
Reproduction, Day 4: Sexual Decision-Making
Every human has the need for affection. This instructional activity teaches mild to moderately disabled secondary learners to make good choices regarding sexual contact. The instructional activity is developmentally and age appropriate...
9th - 12th Special Education & Programs
Special Protections-Session Six
Parents and children work together in a community circle to discuss caring for people with special needs. In separate groups, the children sing and listen to a story. They discuss ways people are alike, and ways they are different....
1st - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Phonemic Awareness of Short Vowel Sounds
Get those kids ready to read with increased phonemic awareness! Children in grades K-2 will participate in a variety of stimulating activities to practice sounding out, identifying, and reading simple cvc words. Pupils will sign, sing,...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator’s Guide
A clear, straightforward guide to autism is a great introduction to educational strategies and resources for educators and parents. With background information about autism, an explanation to educational approaches, resources for...
K - 8th Classroom Support