Supporting Special Students: Including special needs students in the science classroom

by: Kathleen Conn

Many secondary science teachers feel overwhelmed by directives to adapt curriculum and instruction for students with special needs. So, how can science teachers juggle their familiar responsibilities as well as the new skills needed in today's diverse classrooms? How can they provide individualized, quality science experiences for all students? This article presents an overview of special education and provides some strategies to support students with special needs in the science classroom.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2001Stock # tst01_068_03_32Volume 068Issue 03

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