Genocide seem like a strong word to use? You may not think so after reading the full story.
I just found this site online and think it’s a great site and phenomenal tool for schools, OT’s and especially parents. You pick what skill you want to work and what tools you have available and it gives you skills games/drills/tips that you can do. Very well laid out, clear and easy to follow and […]
“Teachers aren’t trained to handle that,” said Dr. Roger Pierangelo, executive director of the National Association of Special Education Teachers.
“When you have an out-of-control student threatening your class — it’s not right and it can be very damaging — but seclusion is used as a ‘quick fix’ in many cases.”
I haven’t purchased these yet but in going through the samples it looks like a cool tool for those kids (and adults) who are strongly visually oriented. Grades 3rd and up but the idea would work for younger children too.
Ordered by the U.S. Department of Education to reassess the qualifications of its special education teachers, the Michigan Department of Education reported in June that about half of the core classes offered to special education students in self-contained classrooms offered instruction by non-highly qualified teachers.
Even more eyebrow-raising, the research questioned whether a predominantly female teaching force is causing more boys to be labeled as behavior problems because women may struggle in handling the sometimes rambunctious nature of boys. It also questioned whether boys may respond better to a coachlike sternness found in some male teachers.