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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Special Ed Lesson: Rain Cloud Activity
What is rain and where does it come from? Help your special-needs class understand the weather concepts of rain, clouds, and the water cycle with this introductory activity. They view a PowerPoint video (not included), answer questions...
1st - 5th Special Education & Programs
Another Backpack Idea- The Button Bag
Students receive activity bags to bring home and share with their families. They are excited to have "homework" and they accomplish several skills by completing the activities within the bags. This is great for special needs students.
Pre-K - K English Language Arts
Sort it Out-Natural, Capital, and Human Resources
Your class can view a slide show including photographs of various human, natural, and capital resources found in the United States. They work in groups to sort pictures into 3 categories, and then complete a related Venn diagram.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Lesson 6: Mittens, Socks, Mittens, Socks, Mittens!
Mittens and socks, two of my favorite clothing items! Young learners with special needs, explore clothing appropriate for cold weather. They identify both socks and mittens, discuss weather appropriate clothing, and listen to the story,...
K - 8th English Language Arts
Can You Help Me Make Sense of it All?
In a sensory room or OT room, autistic children practice completing a variety of physical tasks, taking turns, and following and using the PECS communication system. They are shown their PECS schedule to complete each sensory activity...
Pre-K - 8th Physical Education
Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?
Here is a nicely designed lesson on ancestry and family history. In it, learners read an article entitled, "Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?" Then, they make up a series of questions to profile their family and their community 100...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
EdTech Tuesday PD: Tellagami
If you're researching oral presentation apps for students, here's a great tutorial on the popular and free app, Tellagami. Follow along as Jennifer and Rich discuss the basic functionality of the app, including creating a personalized...
5 mins 2nd - 12th English Language Arts
History of the Disability Rights Movement
Pupils examine and discuss the history of the disability rights movement. They analyze stereotypes of people with disabilities, view a slide show, and research various disability rights organizations and current issues facing people with...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lessons for Young Children with Autism
Here are a variety of lessons geared for young children with Autism. There are 12 short activities intended to build attention, imitation, communication, independent living, social, motor, and literacy skills. Each skill is geared toward...
K Special Education & Programs
I Am Special and You Are Special Too
Pre-schoolers identify things that make them a special individual. In this diversity lesson, they read the book Little Gorilla and discuss ways they are special and unique. Children create a birthday party for "Little Gorilla" and...
Pre-K Social Studies & History