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The Inspirational Teacher Series – Michelle Tschannen

May 24, 2012 in Inspirational Teacher Series by Dennise Goldberg

Today in the Inspirational Teacher Series we profile Michelle Tschannen. While I do not know Michelle personally I was very impressed reading her responses below. Unlike many of our other profiles Michelle works in a Private School setting and her specific classroom focuses on children with mild to moderate learning disabilities.

1. What is your name?

Michelle Tschannen

2. What is your education level and credentials?

Masters of Teaching- K-12 Special Education License in VA, concentration in LD, E/BD, and ID

3. What would you like a one-sentence description of yourself to say?

Michelle is a dedicated, loving teacher who believes in the power of education to transform lives. Read the rest of this entry →

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Differentiated Instruction In The Classroom: How Why What and Where

February 19, 2012 in Special Education Articles by Jess

Characteristics in successful learning environment: 

- Positive Classroom climate.

- Peers should acknowledge each other as all having special talents that contribute to activities within the classroom.

- If peers learn to acknowledge each other’s deficits and strengths positive self-efficacy is built in and students learn to accept peers with varying abilities in a positive view. Read the rest of this entry →

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