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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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 Math
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
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
New Teacher Survival Guide: ADHD in the Classroom
Discover one teacher's efforts to improve in-class transitions and help students to remain engaged and on-point during class. You'll begin by viewing a sample lesson in a special education classroom with follow-up commentary and...
11 mins K - 12th Classroom Support
History of the Disability Rights Movement
Students 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...
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 English Language Arts
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
Algebra Skills: Support at Every Step
"My biggest challenge in class is to get some students to put a pen to paper, because they don't want to make a mistake." Discover how two teachers are working to help special education students develop the skills they will need in an...
11 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
SO…What’s the Challenge?
Whose responsibility is it to protect equal rights? Class members engage in a series of activities that create awareness of the prejudice and intolerance persons with disabilities face. They then create a message addressed to their...
6th - 8th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
History of Ponce de Leon in Florida
Based in sound Educational Theory, this lesson uses art to convey the story of Ponce de Leon. Mild to moderately disabled middle schoolers hear the story of the Fountain of Youth, examine a paining of Ponce de Leon, and act out a scene...
6th - 8th Special Education & Programs
The Multi-sensory Approach to Words
To help her dyslexic and ADHD learners boost their spelling abilities, this special education teacher developed a multi-sensory approach. The class says the word, prints it on an index card, spells the word aloud, then writes the word...
5th - 9th Special Education & Programs