When an Aide Really Becomes an Aid: Providing Professional Development for Special Education Paraprofessionals

Stockall, Nancy S.
July 2014
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p197
Academic Journal
The article examines how to provide professional development opportunities for paraprofessionals working in special education, using the experiences of a early childhood education teacher working with an aide as an example. Particular attention is given to the value of basic communication skills, mentoring, and the use of direct instruction training models (DITM).


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