Category Archives: P1: Informed by professional responsibilities and policies

The Role of the Family in Education of Children with Special Needs

There may be a lot of team members when it comes to special education, such as SLP’s, OTP’s, school psychologist, general education teachers, special education teachers, school nurses, resource room teachers, etc.,  but none are more important that the student’s … Continue reading

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Student Teaching Internship Reflection – Week #11

  This week was fairly typical. My students did well, and the lessons were effective. We let the students have input on rearranging the classroom with the forethought that there wasn’t too much time left in the year, but it … Continue reading

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Student Teaching Internship Reflection – Week #10

This week was full of a lot of schedule and strategy changing due in a large part to different people being sick. Both of the students with more severe disabilities that were having challenging behaviors last week improved slightly, but … Continue reading

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Student Teaching Internship Reflection – Week #9

Welcome to week 9 of my student teaching. After the adrenalin rush of last week’s job fair I waded into the online application bog. I applied for a position at the school I had been working at for the last … Continue reading

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Student Teaching Internship Reflection – Week #8

Welcome to week 8 of my student teaching. This week was a good solid week with my students. We continued our abstract non-fiction trend for writing by working on dragons as a topic. I used several vantage points, such as … Continue reading

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Student Teaching Internship Reflection – Week #6

This week was my spring break, so after taking some time to be with my family I started on the TPA task templates. This was not my favorite part of the TPA process, and after working on the lessons and … Continue reading

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Student Teaching Internship Reflection – Week #5

This was my TPA week, and of course my first day was the perfect storm. It was a Monday and it seemed like every student had a rough weekend. The five students in my group had a tough time concentrating, … Continue reading

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