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The Value of a Good Teacher

December 1, 2010 in Special Education Advisor Blog by Dennise Goldberg

Whether your child is in general education or special education, a good teacher makes all the difference in the world.  A good teacher motivates, inspires and nurtures their students in their classroom.  I have been reminded of this lately, because I have met some wonderful teachers in recent IEP meetings.  I am truly amazed when I hear how various teachers work with students with disabilities.  As we all know, nowadays, general education teachers have to deal with many students with disabilities who are in mainstreamed classrooms. Read the rest of this entry →

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When two special education children collide

July 5, 2010 in Special Education Advisor Blog by Doug Goldberg

A month into my son’s kindergarten year a new little boy was moved into his classroom.  This little boy had been causing problems in his original classroom and the teacher couldn’t handle him so he was moved into my son’s class.  During his time in kindergarten this little boy got suspended over and over again for various violent misdeeds. Read the rest of this entry →

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