Ms. Antoinette (Tonie) Vandenbussche-AbudBrownell Middle SchoolSecondary Resource Room, A-26Phone: 313.432.5448
- The SRC skills class is a class for special education students with an IEP and specific goals.
- It is designed to support the mainstreamed classes that a special education student attends on a daily basis.
- Student-to-teacher ratio varies by hour
- The focus of the class is to create a positive learning environment for success in school by using a variety of teaching strategies.
- The class encompasses a wide variety of services. The following may be included but not limited to:
- monitoring the students’ daily planners
- review of concepts and information from a particular class
- use of content material to teach study and test taking techniques.
- modifying the curriculum, instruction and assessment when deemed necessary
- In addition to working with students, the SRC teacher is in contact with the regular education teachers and parents to help facilitate an open line of communication.
- The student, parents, SRC teacher and any other designated member of the special education team work together, to create the most successful school year possible.
- Provide a positive learning environment that supports the general ed curriculum
- Motivate students to be active learners
- Teach organizational skills to enhance learning
- Teach problem solving skills
- Teach self-advocacy skills and encourage independent thinkers
- Offer students assistance in academics as well as personal issues
- Offer assistance to general ed teachers when working with SRC students
Policies and Expectations
- Students fill out their assignment books and bring them to skills class
- Students bring all necessary materials to complete homework assignments
- Students work on academic subjects and seek assistance when needed
- Students cooperate with peers and adults in the classroom
- Students complete any unfinished homework at home