Essay on I Choose Teacher Professional Readings

755 Words Mar 28th, 2016 4 Pages
I choose teacher professional readings as my experience that has contributed to my professional growth and development throughout this semester. I feel the readings were an important aspect to my professional growth in this course and as a future teacher. I learned what Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is and how the parents with disability children, work closely with the school to create an effective education program to fit the child’s needs to prevail. Once the student has an evaluation and qualifies for special education, the Individual Education Program (IEP) is put in place. Once the student has an evaluation and qualifies for special education, the Individual Education Program (IEP) is put in place. I gained knowledge on what an IEP was, who attends the meeting, and how the school collaborates with colleagues and family members to ensure the student will be successful academically. The professional readings throughout the semester helped me to understand the knowledge that teachers need to know about exceptional students. There are many different disabilities that were discussed throughout our readings and it is important for teachers to be aware of them such as: autism spectrum disorder, speech and language disorders, intellectual disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, and low-incidence disabilities. The readings demonstrated different techniques and strategies to help all students to learn equally. Lastly, an important…

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