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ERIC Number: ED497078
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Oct
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1094-6675
Educating Students with Special Needs: Understanding Documentation
Johnson, Phillip
National Middle School Association (NJ3), Middle Ground v9 n2 p23 Oct 2005
Proper documentation of strategies and results is crucially important for identifying problems and benchmark successes in the education of special needs students. In this article, the author shares the guidelines he provides to teachers at his school in the hopes of minimizing administrative tasks while ensuring that educators are familiar with individuals students' Individual Education Plans, keep them manageable and up-to-date, and document all other important communications and milestones in direct proportion to the degree of difficulty a student is encountering in class. A sidebar lists common accomodations effective for middle school instruction of special needs children.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A