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7 Proven Word Problem IEP Goals to Boost Math Skills in Special Education

Do you ever wonder how we can better support students with disabilities in developing their math skills? The secret lies in individualized education programs (IEPs) and word problem IEP goals specifically designed to empower these students. By setting tailored, achievable goals and implementing effective strategies, we can help special education students unlock their potential and thrive in the world of mathematics.


In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of word problem skills, the components of effective word problem IEP goals, various teaching strategies, sample goals for different math operations, and how to adapt these goals for students of different age groups and reading abilities. So, let’s dive into the world of IEP goals and word problems to help students succeed in math!


Key Takeaways

  • Create SMART goals with measurable criteria to boost math skills in special ed

  • Use visual supports, breaking down problems into smaller steps & reinforcing keywords/vocabulary for eff