Essay about Teaching Strategies For Students With Learning Disabilities

2101 Words Nov 27th, 2016 9 Pages
In the 21st century, effective teachers must implement a variety of teaching strategies in order to meet the diverse needs of the students. As educators, we must acknowledge that all students learn differently and our responsibility is to implement different strategies to meet the need of the students. When a teacher is planning an effective lesson, he or she must take in consideration the different needs of the students and understand that students have different learning styles such as visual learners, tactile learners, and auditory learners. For this reason, it is very important for all educators to implement different teaching strategies that meet the needs of students with learning disabilities. In this essay, I will create a lesson where my students with learning disabilities will able to utilize a learning strategy as well as provide a guided practice of the strategy and how my students are encouraged to utilize the strategy independently in the classroom. In addition, I will provide gathered observations related to the effectiveness of my instruction, student engagement, positive aspects of the learning environment, data that provides evidence of student learning and a reflection on the specific lesson.
The content area that I am going to be emphasizing in this piece of work is algebra one. I have twenty students in my algebra 1 class who are mostly sophomores that have failed the STAAR state exam several times. Half of the twenty students have learning…

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