• Secondary School Special Education Teachers
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  • Secondary school special education teachers teach high school subjects to students who have developmental or physical disabilities.

    What do they typically do

    • Set up and enforce rules for behavior and procedures to keep order in the classroom
    • Teach socially acceptable behavior using techniques like behavior modification and positive reinforcement
    • Modify general education curriculum for special-needs students using a variety of instructional techniques and technology
    • Develop and carry out strategies to meet the needs of students who have a variety of disabilities
    • Keep accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations
    • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress
    • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress
    • Meet with parents, guardians, teachers, counselors, or administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems

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