Child is Disrupting My Class – What Can I Do?

I am a general education teacher. One of my students, who has an IEP, interrupts class several times a day.  It is not uncommon for him to blurt out on-  Continue Reading →

Special Education: NOT the Resource Room, the Classroom in the Trailer, or the Special School Across Town

Does my daughter, who has an IEP, have to be served by resource classes or can she be totally in mainstream classrooms? “Special education” under IDEA is not a place Continue Reading →

Is There a Legal Definition of Self Contained Classroom?

I am a special education teacher. I have some concerns and questions about how students are receiving the mandated special ed services. 1. Is there a legal definition of self-contained Continue Reading →

Do Students Have to be out of Resource Room by 9th Grade to go to College?

You asked: “Do students need to be out of the resource room by 9th grade in order to go to college?” I’m confused about this question. A “resource room” is Continue Reading →