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On this topic, the says: “When makeup assignments are required, they should be given to bless and not punish the student.
Specific assignments are determined by the teacher and should generally be related to the work missed.
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If we look at our students and how different they all are to each other, it is certainly not easy to be accommodating – but how much better would learning experiences be if every student’s needs were taken into account and they were accommodated, even just a little? In a TED talk entitled ‘Every Kid Needs a Champion’, the late renowned American educator Rita Piersen1 highlighted three very important issues for teachers: The apocryphal saying goes: “They might forget what you said, but they’ll not forget how you made them feel.” Piersen believed that no matter how challenging it might be to have a certain learner in your class and no matter how difficult it might be to like a particular child, we must still try.
The first step is to assess the child's abilities and the environment where the child will be spending time.
Once the goals and objectives are identified and expectations for the child's participation in that environment are established, the team selects or creates adaptations and accommodations that address those needs.
Following that principle and in consultation with the student, parents, and priesthood leaders, makeup work strategies for attendance can and should be individualized for each student.
Prepare to teach the students with special needs you may have in your classroom using this advice on accommodating and modifying your lessons to meet the needs of everyone.
New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable.
We should rather look beyond the barrier and find the things that they can do.
As teachers, we must always take into account who we are teaching.The activities and materials used in most early childhood classrooms are designed to meet the needs of many children with or without disabilities.