Posted on April 07, 2012 in Autism, Differentiating Instruction, Literacy, News
One of the best ways to help a child read more fluently is to engage them in repeated readings of the same text. The problem, of course, is that this task can be dull for some students and can make a reluctant reader even more disinterested in literacy lessons.
For this reason, many teachers in K-12 …
One of the most common misunderstandings of inclusive education is that all learners need to have the same learning targets and outcomes. A teacher told me recently, “What will he do in earth science? He can’t even read!”
My Website Wednesday feature this week is autism-specific to keep within our theme of autism awareness and advocacy. Since I am pulling ideas out of “You’re Going to Love This Kid” for this week, the featured website is Brookes Publishing. There are many great resources on their newly-expanded site, so if you have not been over there recently, you will want to visit.
This still is also from the “You’re Going to Love This Kid” movie and is a snapshot of Kendra Larmour, a middle school science teacher, co-teaching with one of her students with disabilities. Kendra regularly collaborates with kids and finds opportunities for impromptu co-teaching moments in her lessons.