Special education teachers face unique challenges, especially when they are just beginning. This essential resource offers special educators a blueprint for dealing with the most common challenges they face both in the classroom and in the larger school environment.
These research-based strategies help teachers meet the academic needs of diverse students with disabilities (including those who are also English language learners) in areas such as setting up a classroom, managing student behavior, designing effective instruction, incorporating technology, embracing diversity, and more. Each chapter features:
-An overview and objectives -A brief research review -Step-by-step strategies that can be used immediately -Examples and scenarios from real teaching experiences -Self-assessments and reflections
This all-in-one reference book offers the tools, strategies, and support special educators need for success in their first year and every year thereafter!