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Erica Phelps
reply: EC in the classroom
Thu Jun 4, 2015 19:12
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I also find it concerning that many teachers do not have training on how to modify instruction for EC students, including ASD, in the classroom. I think that it would be very helpful if teachers were required to attend some type of workshops or professional development before having EC students placed in their class. I recently worked with a second grade teacher wh was the only second grade teacher at her school who was also certified to teach EC. It seemed like almost every EC student had been placed in her classroom. She had 26 students and almost half of them were classified as EC. I think that if all teachers had professional training in this area, it would help to balance classrooms.

  • EC in the classroom - catheyt, Thu Jun 4 06:38
    I'm surprised by the lack of support that classroom teachers get for their EC students. Most teachers here do not have training on how to modify for the needs of these students. We are handed an IEP... more
    • reply: EC in the classroom - Erica Phelps, Thu Jun 4 19:12
      • Reply to Erica - Navila Castro, Fri Jun 5 00:34
        You bring up a very important point. While working in an elementary school as a TA I would always see a few teachers that would always get the majority of EC student's in their class while the others ... more
    • RE: catheyt: EC in the classroom - hildebranak, Thu Jun 4 09:05
      I would like to know more about how EC students are treated differently in other states. I was surprised when you said "most teachers here do not have training on how to modify for the needs of these ... more
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