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Lastrac: I wish there were more general educators ...

2008-06-04T19:11:00.000-04:00

Lastrac: I wish there were more general educators out there who believed like you do. I can tell you are an awesome teacher. It is nice to hear a general educator who agrees with me!



As a general education teacher who works very clos...

2008-05-25T07:58:00.000-04:00

As a general education teacher who works very closely with the special education students and teacher, I find it hard to understand why any teacher would think that it is unfair for special education students to receive extra “stuff” that the general educations students don’t. Pat, you stated, “they receive this extra support because they are special.” You’re right. They are unable to



Kimberly: I am off to read your post. It really ma...

2008-02-11T14:06:00.000-05:00

Kimberly: I am off to read your post. It really makes me feel great that an administrator understands! I think general ed teachers get more "on board" with special ed teachers if there is administrator backing. Thanks for reading!



Here's a post from quite a while ago that might ma...

2008-02-10T19:22:00.000-05:00

Here's a post from quite a while ago that might make you feel like someone else out there "gets" it.
http://ghsprincipal.edublogs.org/2007/02/01/undue-criticism-of-special-education/

I wrote that post as a high school principal because I grew tired of the gen ed teachers complaining about the special ed teachers. Specifically, they would complain that the kid couldn't do the same



One of the few useful concepts I picked up in my c...

2008-02-06T06:46:00.000-05:00

One of the few useful concepts I picked up in my college education classes was the distinction between fairness and equality. Just because we do different things for some students does not mean that we are being unfair. Just because we do the same exact thing for all students does not mean that we are being fair.

Great points!