Blog, Math, Special Education

Using Reference Sheets to Support Your Inclusion Students

Currently, I teach eighth-grade inclusion.  This means that I co-teach three math classes and two ELA classes.  One of the things that is the most difficult for a lot of my students is remembering the steps required to do math problems.  Or when we are assessing more than one type of problem, it is difficult… Read More Using Reference Sheets to Support Your Inclusion Students

Blog, Math, Special Education

Using Stations to Teach Exponent Laws

Often, teaching inclusion math in middle school, it is difficult to keep all students moving at the same pace.  We faced this challenge recently when teaching our unit on exponent laws. We begin teaching exponent laws by teaching the different laws, product of powers, quotient of powers, power of a power, negative exponent rules, and… Read More Using Stations to Teach Exponent Laws

Blog, Classroom Management, Special Education

6 Effective Co-Teaching Models, and When to Use Them

Co-Teaching seems to be the trend for public schools.  My school, like many others, is leaning towards a model that includes as many students as possible into the general education classroom.  In order to make this work, many special education teachers, like myself, are expected to co-teach. General education inclusion classes with the content area… Read More 6 Effective Co-Teaching Models, and When to Use Them