(3 customer reviews)

Presenter: Ayo Jones, Noodle Nook
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1B, 1C, 1D, 1F; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A, 2B, 2C; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3C; Learning Environment 4A, 4D; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6A; Planning 1.3; Instruction 2.2, 2.4; Learning Environment 3.2, 3.3; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 4.1 

Grade Level: 
Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.75

Have you always wanted to be the teacher who inspires and instills confidence in children with disabilities? You have the power to positively impact their learning outcomes, growth, and success. In this 45-minute course from Noodle Nook, Ayo Jones covers topics designed to prepare a special education paraeducator for supporting students with disabilities. This session will help paraeducators better understand when and what instructional strategies to use with students in the classroom.

This session is part of the Special Education Paraeducator Training Series.

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When you support students with disabilities in the classroom, you need some easy and doable tools in your toolbelt. How can you help and support in general so that special education students are more successful in the classroom? Well, this session is for you!

In this course from Noodle Nook, Ayo Jones shares general instructional strategies for supporting students in special education. This session works well for training and preparing special education paraeducators, but it is also helpful for any support staffer who is working with students who are struggling in the classroom.

This session is part of the Special Education Paraeducator Training Series. The series is all about preparing paraeducators (and their teacher partners) to support students with disabilities in the classroom. This series delivers on guidelines, best practices, essential strategies, and critical information to support staff specific to working in special education.

Most importantly, as part of this series, you’ll develop a better understanding of what you can and should do in the classroom to support students with disabilities. Guided by best practices, our general guidelines, and a student-centered mentality, your special education team will be stronger and more effective.

In this 45-minute course you will learn:

  • Which instructional strategies help all students with disabilities
  • What are metacognition, information processing, and communication deficits
  • Which strategies can be used to support students with metacognition deficits
  • Which strategies are best for students with information processing delays
  • Which instructional strategies support students with communication gaps
  • What instructional strategies are specific to reading, writing, math, and spelling

Other courses in this series:

SPED Paraeducators – Confidentiality
SPED Paraeducators – Positive Communication
SPED Paraeducators – Roles and Responsibilities
SPED Paraeducators – Teamwork
SPED Paraeducators – Understanding Levels of Support for Students with Disabilities
SPED Paraeducators – Understanding Disabilities

Presenter Bio

Ayo Jones is an experienced special education teacher, successful instructional coach, and charismatic professional speaker. Driven by her love for all things special education, Ayo provides educators teaching students with significant disabilities exactly what they need to survive and thrive. In her over 15 years in education, she has coached hundreds of teachers, trained thousands of educational professionals, and developed curriculum for tens of thousands of students with disabilities. She is a regular consultant to multiple school districts and educational support centers throughout Texas and beyond as well as in West Africa, where she does outreach to underserved students.

Ayo is the founder of Noodle Nook, an online resource for teachers in special education, providing tools for classroom success. She hosts a teacher podcast, is a published author, and delivers curriculum to teachers worldwide, including Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. Best known for her engaging public speaking, Ayo’s captivating presence and witty delivery have made her a sought-after professional trainer.

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3 reviews for SPED Paraeducators – Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities

  1. Melinda – BRAZOS ISD (verified owner)

    good course

  2. Jimmilynn – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    I will tell others what I have learned.

  3. Barbara – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    lots of usable strategies.

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