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Just because a student requires modifications in reading, they may receive accommodations rather than modifications in science.
Students, especially those with ASD, may slide back and forth from Modifications to Accommodations based on interest, cognitive abilities, and lack of reciprocity depending on factors such as content area, time of year, and specific curriculum areas.
However, even with well-planned inclusive services, general education teachers and co-teaching teams often struggle with how to effectively teach students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Differentiating instruction for students with learning disabilities: Best practices for general and special educators.
Collaboration for inclusive education: Developing successful programs.
Too often, as I have heard from parents, gifted students end up as the support staff for their struggling peers -- after their work is completed they are expected to tutor the struggling students, rather than being exposed to more challenging materials that expand their skills and their knowledge.
JW Supporting gifted students in a general education classroom is a challenge many general education teachers may not be prepared to fill.
Melissa is continuing her education at Central Michigan University in pursuit of a Master's Degree.
Prior to her career as a teacher Melissa volunteered at Friendship Circle for seven years.