Blog, Special Education

Accommodations to Support Students Who Struggle With Executive Function

What are executive function skills? Executive Function skills are the skills that allow us to make a goal, plan on how to meet that goal, and follow through with that plan.  They are the skills that help us with impulse control, keeping ourselves organized, and regulating our emotions. Students who have difficulty with their executive function… Read More Accommodations to Support Students Who Struggle With Executive Function

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

Blog, ELA, Math, Special Education

How I accommodate students during tests and quizzes

In my position, I provide inclusion support to special education students.  This involves a lot of co-teaching, modifying assessments on the go, and sometimes it feels like I’m constantly juggling.  Many of my students struggle with showing what they know during a test, and I juggle with the balance between helping them show what they… Read More How I accommodate students during tests and quizzes