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Special Needs and Learning Styles in Math and Science

1. What approaches should be used to accommodate students with special needs in the science and math classroom?
2. What challenges face the instructor in addressing multiple learning styles and special needs?

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1 - There are a variety of accommodations that are appropriate in the science and math classrooms. The most important thing to remember when designing lessons is to focus on what the specific needs of the special needs students are. For this reason, it is vital to include the special education teacher in this process. The best approach begins early on in the school year and utilizes a high level of collaboration with special education professionals. By discussing the appropriate accommodations that may be listed in a student's IEP, and finding out what other techniques are helpful, the teacher is able to be proactive and attempt to meet the special needs students where they are from the beginning of the year. This sets the special needs students up for success and provides an environment that fosters inclusiveness. Communication with the special needs student is also helpful. Depending on the grade level and age of the students, the teacher can use a ...

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This discusses ways to accommodate students with special needs, and challenges in addressing multiple learning styles and special needs students.

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