Supporting Special Students: Including special needs students in the science classroomby: Kathleen Conn

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Many secondary science teachers feel overwhelmed by directives to adapt curriculum and instruction for students with special needs. So, how can science teachers juggle their familiar responsibilities as well as the new skills needed in today's diverse classrooms? How can they provide individualized, quality science experiences for all students? This article presents an overview of special education and provides some strategies to support students with special needs in the science classroom.

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  • on Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:44 PM

Everyday, disable students are being more physically and mentally challenge in school. Without the proper knowledge of tools and education, we the teachers will struggle to perform tasks for these children. Therefore, it Is crucial that we learn and act on our teaching philosophy for this article. This article changed the way that approach and teach for students who are disable or not. Very good article.


  • on Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:00 PM

This article addresses some ideas for working with special needs students. I found it a little dated, as some of the information it suggests be shared by TORs has been restricted lately in my district because of FERPA regulations. However, overall, it provides useful ideas and introductory strategies for teachers new to integrated science classes at any level.

Tina Harris  (Fairmount, IN)
Tina Harris (Fairmount, IN)

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