This succinct guidebook provides educators with the essentials they need to navigate remote learning for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Filled with practical tools and excerpts from teachers in the field, this book explores tips to share with parents, alongside synchronous and asynchronous strategies that can help make IEPs possible in a remote environment. Ideal for special educators, coaches, service providers, and leaders, this is the go-to resource for supporting IEPs outside the traditional classroom.
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Kathryn A. Welby is Director of Teacher Preparation and Assistant Professor of Practice at Merrimack College, USA. She holds Massachusetts licensures as a Special Education Administrator, Principal, Moderate Disabilities Teacher, and Elementary Education Teacher.
1. Introduction 2. Remote Learning and Special Education: The Challenge and the Research 3. Relationship Building 4. Parent/Caregiver Engagement 5. The Virtual IEP Meeting 6. Remote Accommodations and Assistive Technology 7. Synchronous Activities and Strategies 8. Asynchronous Activities and Strategies 9. Paraprofessionals and Remote Learning 10. Tips and Tools to Share with Parents 11. Conclusion: Bringing it All Together