About This Chapter
Math Instruction in Special Education - Chapter Summary
This helpful chapter provides resources you can use to teach a variety of math topics to your special education students. Subjects covered here include addition, place value, division, multiplication, time telling and much more. These resources also cover assistive technologies for math available to special education students. Our materials have been created by professional instructors who know how to teach special education students successfully.
How It Helps
- Covers a broad range of skills: Find varied math instructional tools for your special education students in one mobile-friendly, convenient resource.
- Targets special needs: Rather than modifying lessons for your students, you can use these resources have been created specifically for the unique needs of special education students.
- Provides proven strategies: These lessons highlight strategies and tips to help you ensure your students understand what they're learning.
This chapter is designed to help you teach your special education students about the following subjects:
- Addition, place value and equivalent fractions
- The concept of time, telling time and elapsed time
- Multiplication and long division
- Slope and slope intercept form
- Money skills
1. Teaching Addition to Students with Special Needs
Are you looking for an engaging way to teach addition to your students with special needs? This lesson provides multisensory strategies and examples for helping students with special needs learn to solve addition problems.
2. Teaching Equivalent Fractions to Special Education Students
Are you looking for fun and engaging ways to help students with special needs recognize and create equivalent fractions? This lesson will provide you with strategies for doing just that!
3. Teaching Special Education Students About Money Skills
All children need to learn about money in order to become independent adults. Let's look at some effective ways to teach money skills in the special education classroom.
4. Teaching Place Value to Special Education Students
Students with special needs often benefit from an array of alternative instructional strategies in mathematics. This lesson discusses what it means to teach place value to students with special needs.
5. Teaching Multiplication Facts to Special Ed Students
Knowing multiplication facts is an important building block in learning mathematics. This lesson will discuss strategies on how to teach multiplication facts to students with disabilities (SWDs).
6. Teaching Long Division to Special Education Students
Helping students with special needs master mathematical concepts and skills is challenging but rewarding. This lesson teaches you some ideas about teaching long division to special education students.
7. Teaching Slope to Special Education Students
Helping students understand the slope of a line is a big part of their middle school and secondary math instruction. This lesson offers some ideas for teaching slope to special education students.
8. Teaching Slope Intercept Form to Special Ed Students
Learning slope-intercept form is an important step toward understanding algebra and the coordinate plane. This lesson gives you some ideas for how to teach slope-intercept form to special education students.
9. Teaching Telling Time to Special Education Students
Telling time is an important skill for all children to learn. This lesson will provide you with a few ideas that you might want to use when teaching students in special education to tell time.
10. Teaching the Concept of Time to Special Needs Children
Helping special education students master the concept of time is an important part of helping them develop independence. This lesson offers some ideas about how you can teach the concept of time to children with special needs.
11. Teaching Elapsed Time to Special Education Students
Teaching students how to solve problems that use elapsed time is a big part of helping them work with time in context. This lesson shows you how to teach elapsed time to special education students.
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