While many teachers and principals may see the value of differentiating instruction in the classroom, what steps can we take to reach students who have learning needs beyond those of the majority of our students? SEN (special education needs) Support is part of our responsibility as educators. Oftentimes, a sense of responsibility is the reason that schools begin to take steps towards inclusion in the classroom through SEN Support.
Do you believe all students have special gifts and talents?
Do you want to learn how you and your school can help unlock their learning and open them to the world of learning by learning more about them?
Begin to help your school by
- Learning about resources that can help educators support struggling learners
- Documenting SEN students and their behaviors
- Implementing intervention strategies
Often times, students that appear to be restricted in some manner are in fact incredibly gifted in other ways. For an amazing example, consider Autistic Artist Stephen Wiltshire.
Students may have different types of difficulties including:
On a student by student basis, it is the school’s responsibility to determine what challenges students are facing and then explore new ways of learning to reach and teach.