Grouping Students.... | Edutopia
Edutopia on Facebook
Edutopia on Twitter
Edutopia on Google+
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Grouping Students....

Grouping Students....

Related Tags: Special Education
More Related Discussions
1 630 Views
Hi everyone- This may seem like a fairly simple question, but... how do you group your students when you have Standard based IEP's? I currently teach K-5 inclusion and pull out and I am the only special educator and no assistants. I have 20 students and I can't figure out the best way to group them. Currently, I am only getting a 15 minute lunch period (it's been this way since the beginning of the school year and now we are at the end) because their IEP minutes are exceeding by far the number of minutes in a day, but if I group them in larger groups, I might be able to get a full 1/2 lunch and even some quality planning time. I just need some guidance... The levels of reading are far apart for some in the same grade level and for math as well. Would greatly appreciate anybody's input.... Got to find a differnt solution for next year... Thanks in advance...

This post was created by a member of Edutopia's community. If you have your own #eduawesome tips, strategies, and ideas for improving education, share them with us.

Comments (1)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS

Alison's picture
Elementary Resource Room Teacher from Parker, Colorado

I group by similar needs or sometimes by skills. This way I may have primary students and intermediate students grouped. I would look through the IEPs and see where you can create like need groups.

Discussion Special Needs Children & Equine Therapy

Last comment 3 weeks 5 days ago in Community Bulletin Board

blog Understanding Invisible Disabilities

Last comment 1 month 2 weeks ago in Mental Health

blog Through the Lens of Filmmaking

Last comment 2 months 19 hours ago in Arts Integration

blog Bridging the ADHD Gap

Last comment 1 month 4 days ago in Education Equity

Discussion Technology To Help Special Needs Students Using the Universal Design For Learning Model

Last comment 3 months 3 weeks ago in Assistive Technology

Sign in to comment. Not a member? Register.