• Middle School Special Education Teachers
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  • Middle school special education teachers teach middle school subjects to students who have developmental or physical disabilities.

What do they typically do

  • Set up and enforce rules for behavior and procedures to keep order in the classroom
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities
  • Modify general education curriculum for special-needs students using a variety of instructional techniques and technology
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior using techniques like behavior modification and positive reinforcement
  • Teach classes in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies, using lectures, discussions, and demonstrations
  • Develop and carry out strategies to meet the needs of students who have a variety of disabilities
  • Establish clear goals for all classwork and other projects and make sure students understand the goals
  • Apply special educational strategies and techniques to improve development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory

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