Essays Tagged: "Special education"

Boys will be boys.

roblems at school and to be diagnosed with attention deficit disorder or also known as ADD. Even in special education classes, boys far outnumber girls and are also known more likely to commit violent ... ent may help is to constantly talk to them because they don't come and talk to you. Black boys are especially vulnerable since they are more likely than whites to grow up in homes without fathers. The ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Article Review: "Growing with Inclusion: A Personal Reflection" examines one woman's experiences with inclusion and disagrees (2.5 pp.)

To date, more and more students with disabilities are being moved out of self-contained special education environments into general education classrooms. This practice, commonly known as i ... dgeable in their subject area(s) but also in strategies and methods for accommodating children with special needs. Educators must also gain specific knowledge of the law. We must better prepare oursel ... about how the "typically developing" students will interact and socialize with the child(ren) with special needs. Feedback from parents is also very important, because unlike the author's experiences ...

(3 pages) 124 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Very descriptive notes on preparing for an IEP meeting.

d education plan.Why is the IEP significant?*The IEP Team places an IEP into effect before offering special education and services to a student.*The IEP is applied after the meeting.*The IEP Team modi ...

(1 pages) 82 2 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Developmental psycology.

rding to new research, such renorming may have unintended consequences, particularly in the area of special education placements for children with borderline or mild mental retardation. The findings a ... w H. Scullin, Ph.D., of West Virginia University used IQ data from nearly 9,000 school psychologist special education assessments from nine school districts across the U.S. to document how the Flynn e ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Learners with Exceptionalities

Learners with exceptionalities are students who have special educational needs in relation to societal or school norms. An inability to perform appropria ... kes that learner exceptional. (Slavin 1) About ten percent of students in the United States receive special education and there are many different types of learners with exceptionalities, including le ... thing. (Dyspraxia 1) School age children with dyspraxia have coordination difficulties that can be especially problematic in physical education classes and other sports activities, speech difficulties ...

(11 pages) 262 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

MEntal Retardation

ding of frustrations, worries, expectations and hopes from each person involved in the journey of a special education child. One as a future special education educator can absolve many key factors nee ... nteract with children with different degrees of MR. Each day I would love to learn more and more on special education children. One learns something new everyday. Graduating Peter was an excellent int ...

(5 pages) 100 1 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mainstreaming Classrooms

eamed into a regular classroom, he or she loses the individualized attention provided in a strictly special education class. Obviously, mainstreaming is not the answer for all special needs children. ... d when it is appropriate. Aside from that, others may find that they will develop normally within a special education class or in a resource room (, 2003). Three major points of argument t ...

(5 pages) 94 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

A Wife's Story

harati Mukherjee, the narrator is an Indian woman named Panna who has left India to get a Ph. D. in special education in Manhattan. The story illustrates the relationship between Panna and her match-m ... My husband and I have distinct taste in the appreciation of arts. He enjoys Hollywood blockbusters especially those action-packed movies, songs by Spice Girls and Britney Spears but shows no interest ...

(7 pages) 14329 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Stanley Burnell analysis from Katherine Mansfield stories "Prelude" and "At the Bay"

rely on other people; he is eager to put down roots and settle down. He has no inherited wealth or special education; only his own intellect on which to rely. He is not only responsible for Linda and ... is might be harder for some people than he thinks. If he would know that he is hurting his family, especially Linda, he would stop bullying them. He loves Linda too much and would never want to hurt h ...

(5 pages) 33 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Working With Parents of Exceptional Students

Learners with exceptionalities are students who have special educational needs in relation to societal or school norms. An inability to perform appropria ... that learner exceptional. (Slavin 2000) About ten percent of students in the United States receive special education and there are many different types of learners with exceptionalities, including le ... ild.Parents play an important role in an exceptional child's life and must inform teachers of their special conditions since no two children are alike. "Teachers can be very helpful in supporting a ch ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays


o make the policy a success.They should account for the training of secondary education teachers in Special education especially in areas such as Deaf education, Sign Language, visual and mental impai ... is not conducive to proper learning and good standards and the children with disabilities who need special attention simply get "swallowed" in the congested classrooms, a situation policy makers need ...

(9 pages) 77 0 4.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


n the 1960's there was no question. No one even thought about taking a child with a handicap out of special education and placing them within a regular classroom. But now, partly because of parent's r ... wns Syndrome, a regular classroom setting is not the best possible place for that child. Therefore, special education is the best choice.A classic story about the advantages and disadvantages of mains ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Inclusion - Pros and Cons

technical assistance, and technical collaboration are all brought into the classroom to assist the special needs child in a regular classroom.Those who are for inclusion claim that segregated program ... n claim that segregated programs are detrimental to students and do not meet the original goals for special education. Recent meta-analyses show a small to moderate beneficial effect of inclusion educ ...

(3 pages) 189 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

WHy Inclusion

lls with.Outcomes, despite the best efforts of teachers in segregated settings have been poor.Often Special education teachers are unable to meet the needs of students, despite extra help and small cl ... general education curriculum.There is little coordination with general education and students with special needs often simply get left out of the best programs and their teachers the best training.Th ...

(4 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Social Analysis

stems in misconduct behavior.1.) The focal system is the school because they want to place Kayla in Special Education. The subsystem is Kayla, a nine-year -old fourth grader. The suprasystem is the sc ... all of her test and has been suspended several times for misconduct. The school wants her placed in Special Education, but the parents do not think she should be placed in that program. The parents al ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Althusser And Surveillence

ell as inappropriate at that time. In addition to working with fourth graders I also assisted in a "special education" classroom in a high school. The students in this particular classroom range ... mic assistance at the high school level. At my first day at South Eugene High School I entered the "special needs" classroom accompanied by the volunteer coordinator and upon opening the door in ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Special Educational Psychology

Special Education "" Final Exam Review 1999 1. You will be teaching a grade 3 class in September and ...

(2 pages) 32 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Drugs And Behaviour

Psych 143b-Tape#3a Issues and trends in Special Education We want to begin by defining special education and then we are going to consider s ... ning special education and then we are going to consider some historical perspectives on this issue.Special Education- can be viewed as a planned intervention designed to prevent or reduce of conditio ... viduals with exceptional conditions, who along with orphans the needy were meant to be treated with special consideration. The next Historical Perspective to consider is the perspective from the middl ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Inclusion of Special Needs Children in Regular Classrooms

ergarten class in their school district. The school district wanted to immediately put Bobby into a special education classroom that is made up of entirely special needs children of all different diso ... oom is an inclusion classroom, meaning normally developing students are placed in the same class as special needs children so they can all learn from each other. It is not always easy for special need ...

(6 pages) 216 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Maria Montessori

dicapped children. Her method is used all around the world in Montessori schools where teachers are specially trained to teach in these schools. Maria Montessori was born in Chiaraville, Italy ... o worked with handicapped children. "Today these two are considered two of the foremost pioneers in Special Education." "Montessori saw mental deficiency as an educational rather than a medica ...

(5 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education