Potter Jr. High teacher is raising funds for special education students

 

Last updated 11/26/2021 at 1:37pm

Special education students benefit from having educational songs used in classrooms as they are able to concentrate better on fundamental skills being taught.

Chloe Shaver

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Sarah Jimenez, first-year special education teacher at Potter Jr. High School, is raising funds to purchase a class set of ukuleles for her students to use. The instruments will allow her to reinforce critical skills that her students are learning: social and emotional responses, basic math, spelling and English, and fine motor skills.

Jimenez has been teaching special education for eight years and currently teaches a class of 11 moderate to severely disabled students. The majority of these students are nonverbal and use alternative communication methods. Students cur...



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