Who is a special education teacher? A special
education teacher is someone who is involved with teaching children with some
disabilities varying from minor disabilities to major impairments. This job
requires a lot of seriousness and background work.
But if you are here, then possibly you know all this
What you need to know is if you have what it takes to
be a special education teacher. There are a few prerequisites for this job. It
is expected that you have a strong sense of responsibility, are eager to help
these children and are ready to sacrifice small problems for a bigger goal.
If you think you have it within you, then here is how
you can continue to fulfill your dreams.
When you decide to go for educational work with
special children, start gaining experience. Working as an educator, working in
the classroom next to the special education teacher as an assistant is a good
Get a degree.
It is sad, but in reality there are several
universities that offer courses in special education. Try and get into one of
these if you want. If not, your only choice is to get a bachelor’s degree in a
relevant field. These subjects can vary from Mathematics, English to smarter
choices such as Sociology, Psychology etc.
Select Specific Disabilities
to focus on.
There are a number of disabilities. Do some research
and find out which one you think you want to do, and more importantly you can
work with it. Teaching work for special children can mean teaching people with
emotional or physical disabilities. Disability may be very mild to moderate.
Speech, hearing and visual impairments are also included as a disability which
means that you need to teach yourself their language to communicate better.
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When I saw my friends in the martial arts master
class, I found they were not strong from the start. Conversely, many of them
have complex inferiority about their physical strength. They are always the
target of beatings by friends who are bigger and stronger because of their
physical weakness. Some chronic pain during childhood. They overcome their
weaknesses by confronting them and enduring their shortcomings. It is
interesting that Kung Fu films take physically weak people as heroes and show
their growth. In this case, these films are close to reality.
During his childhood, Kenichi was constantly sick
before he began school. Kenichi did not play baseball, basketball, or football
with boys his age because of his physical weakness.
A Constant Target for
When he went to elementary school, his lack of
experience with physical education in his younger days began to give him
problems. He was tall but thin; he looked like a sensitive type. He is good at
school, scoring high marks in mathematics, language, science, history, and
geology – anything other than physical education. Kenichi’s intelligence
attracts negative attention from other students. They don’t like him doing
better than they do in so many subjects. He is a constant target for
persecution from his friends.
Joining the Dojo
Kenichi didn’t like being the target of constant
intimidation, but he didn’t know how to avoid it. One day, he was walking along
the street when he saw a sign for a karate dojo. At first, he was not confident
that he could practice martial arts. It seemed to him to be a pursuit for
strong, physically superior people. He thought that he would never be able to
be good at it. But, since he was desperate, he decided to walk into the dojo.
He talked with … Read more
If you hate school and do not see the point in
studying all that stuff you will never use in real life then why don’t you
start to earn money now an prove you don’t need school.
What do you want to do?
Do you have a hobby you could monetize?
Think about putting up a website devoted to your
Tell your friends and get them to tell their friends.
Use Face book, My Space, Twitter and any others your
friends use, to tell the world about your web page.
Get an article in your school newsletter or the local
newspaper. Use the angle ‘local kid earns heaps on the internet’ or ‘local
entrepreneur is just 15 years old’.
Even if your parents insist on you going to school you
could get them to enroll you in courses that are fun. You will need to know
about the internet and web pages. You might want to a business course to find
out all you need to know about working for yourself and earning heaps. Tax laws
and bookkeeping could be useful.
Are you interested in designing your own web pages
because you may want to look at Graphics or Art courses? What about music? You
want to have cool music on your site, don’t you? Take a course on music to
learn how to write your own. There are courses for people who want to make
movies. Maybe this would interest you.
Work out what you love to do. Once you have some
ideas, you need to work out what you need to follow the path. Do you need to
talk to people ho are already doing what you want to do? They can often give
you ideas that may save you years of wasted tradition education. They may … Read more
Sometimes, you can’t pursue higher education in the
traditional manner. Thankfully, online education has matured to the point where
it is a viable alternative. There are tried and tested methods and rules you
must follow, just as in traditional on-campus education. These rules and
methods prevent wasted time and help prevent bad decision making on your part.
What Field Of Study?
As in most important decisions, your choice of what
field to study should be well thought out. Early on, you need to figure out
what subjects of interest can build the foundation for your future degree. It
is important to remember that learning should be enjoyable. If you pick a field
of study you aren’t really interested in, you may be excited at first, but
you’ll likely lose that excitement over time. According to many studies, we
learn more (and retain what we’ve learned for a longer period of time) if we’re
interested in the subject of study.
Do Your Homework Ahead Of Time
Once you have decided in what field you would like to
study, you should start looking for where to get an education, or a degree, in
that field of study. The internet can help out a lot here. Look online for
what’s available. Take detailed notes on each option and put them in a
Compare and Contrast Your
This review should be thorough. You don’t want to rush
through this. But you don’t want to take too long, either. Make your list of
pros and cons for each school, and pick the best fit for you, your lifestyle,
and your goals. Things to consider include cost, graduation requirements, time
required for each class, how many classes are required, when they are scheduled,
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Below are just a few of the
leading American education issues that are constantly being debated nowadays.
First, this question: should there
be a national standard for graduating high school students? Should students
have to pass a rigorous test in order to graduate? Some people say that a test
is an objective measurement of how well a student knows certain material;
others argue that some students don’t “test well,” and that grades,
schoolwork and teachers should determine whether or not a particular student
graduates, and not a standardized test. Others say that many standardized tests
are inherently biased.
Another educational debate rages over
vouchers. A school voucher is when the government pays part or all of a
student’s private school tuition. Let’s say it costs a city $10,000 to educate
a child per year. With a school voucher, the government would pay ten-thousand
dollars of tax money for a child to go to a certain private school instead of
giving that money to the public school the child would otherwise attend. Some
people insist that this is only fair; if parents work hard to pay taxes, why
shouldn’t their tax dollars go to the school of their choice? Other people say
that vouchers take away desperately-needed public school funds, and that it’s
the duty of all citizens to pay for public schools through tax dollars whether
or not they have children attending one. Public schools, this latter group
would argue, are as crucial to a functioning democracy as anything else that
tax money could pay for.
Other education issues: should
uniforms be required at all public schools? Should teacher tenure be done away
with? If so, teachers would have to be reevaluated throughout their careers and
schools could fire any teacher deemed inefficient no matter how long he or she
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