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Josie Hinkle Elementary Special Education       Phone: Email: Josie Hinkle  

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Accommodations vs. Modifications

  Students in special education have accommodations and modifications included in their IEPs. While the two words sound very similar, they mean two different things.  Accommodations help special education . . .

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Qualifying for Special Education

To qualify for special education services, a child must: have a documented disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and have educational needs that are not able to be met in the general education . . .

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Repetition is the Key to Learning.

    In any area of life, repetition is the key to mastering new skills. Some skills can easily be mastered after practicing a few times while other skills can take several weeks. In the special education classroom, . . .

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Welcome Back to School!

Welcome to PCR-I Elementary Special Education!

Hello and welcome back to school! I am hoping these first couple of weeks transitioning back to normal routines after a long break have been seamless for you and your family! I believe an introduction is in order as I am new to . . .

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Elementary Special Education: Mrs. Josie Hinkle

Welcome to PCR-I!

Hello! My name is Josie Hinkle and I am the new Elementary Special Education Teacher. While I am new as an employee to Putnam County R-I, I am not new to the district or county! I have lived here my whole life and graduated from Putnam in . . .

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