Essay about The Contribution Of A Education

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SPED 310 Foundations for Special Education Services: “Writing a Philosophy”
The importance of having an education philosophy, services you with building relationship and being a role model by developing a sense of sensitivity for the needs of the students that you may work with along the way and setting an example for them to be one day. Having an educational philosophy can build a stronger understanding for your own values in education and aid your reasoning for being a teacher in the first place. Another reason to have a philosophy is to have the ability to better understand and appreciate what the role of a teacher truly is in student’s life. Also, when it comes time to applying for jobs having a personal philosophy provides employers with your personal evidence of your own values in education.

History of PreK-12 special education (lecture capture, “History of PreK-12 Special Education” and timeline activity, chat, textbook pages 8-13)

Special education is a designed instruction that meets the unusual needs of an exceptional student (pg. 10), meaning that if a student has special needs it is up to the teacher to develop different interactive ways to accommodate to that students learning style to help them be successful in the classroom just like the rest of the students. Special education has made huge advancements in time, moving away from terms such as idiots and insane; but now we have an understanding of what the children are going through. The children that were…

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