Whether you have had a student with special needs in your classroom or not, we, as teachers do understand that each student is different in their own way – from their unique learning strategies, to working at different levels and at a different pace, to having their own individual strengths, talents, as well as, weaknesses and areas of difficulty. Regardless, not only can we understand but we must also learn and know how to create a classroom in which all students can learn to the highest of THEIR learning potential. We need to educate ourselves through research, through experience and through others.
Attached is a list of just a few books that you may find helpful when teaching a student with down syndrome. From one book to the next, each share endless strategies to guide you in being the best teacher you can be for your student(s).
If you have any other resources to recommend, please let us know!
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