Staying Organized as a Special Education Co-Teacher - Charley's Classroom


This year will mark my tenth year as a special education teacher. Yes, my TENTH! I swear it feels like I was just getting my very first classroom ready for my very first day. It’s CRAZY to think about. In those ten years I’ve taught in a few different schools, I’ve taught both learning support and emotional support students, and I’ve had experience teaching every grade. Seriously though – kindergarten through twelfth grade. EVERY SINGLE. GRADE. This tenth year marks my fourth year of being an inclusion teacher, in both middle school ELA and math classes.  I can’t lie – I was nervous at first teaching alongside a veteran teacher in THEIR classroom, but now I couldn’t see myself teaching any other way. I love seeing my students achieve their goals, while in the regular classroom setting. They love knowing they are, too! Co-teaching has so many perks. However, I felt the stress of not being in my classroom and not having everything I needed at my reach. Plus, there was also the stress of being responsible for students who are on another special education teacher’s caseload. I knew them, but I didn’t know them as well as I knew the students on […]


  1. Posted by leecuster5, — Reply

    Modification at a glance

  2. Posted by StarMaterialsForTeachers, — Reply

    Can use this in my classroom

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