Teaching special education requires creativity and innovation on a daily basis. This same spirit of ingenuity and individualized focus will be needed as teachers around the world develop online solutions for students to continue to work during school closures. Keep abreast of guidance from state and federal agencies on providing instruction and support for special education students.
There is a lot to process during this time, so remember to first care for your family and yourself. When it is time for you to start helping your students, you may find that teaching in a virtual environment offers new and exciting ways to connect with them.
Special educators at Connections Academy schools have provided a few tips that can help ease your students’ transition to online learning. You’ve got this!
Watch the webinar presentation to see an informative and very real conversation about taking your teaching online during this challenging time: