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Old 12-09-2017, 07:46 AM
 
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Welcome to life as a Para! It is most certainly the joint responsibility of the teacher and spec ed teacher to provide the programming and modifications for the student. You should be collaborating with them to create the activities and necessary accommodations to support his IEP goals. In a perfect world, this is how it happens. Sometimes, you have to expand your role just to keep the days from being a monotonous grind. So, if you have the freedom to "make work", then that must mean you are a fantastic Para and are trusted to use your judgment. Wonderful, if the job pay reflected that! My suggestion is to try and talk with the classroom teacher about specific ways she can accommodate this student and include him in her lessons. Don't be afraid to give ideas and suggestions - most teachers I have worked with are very receptive. There is no reason she cannot create a spelling list that meets his needs and have you create activities to help him practice. You probably have tons of ideas, but she needs to give you the framework.
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