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How to Thrive in a Special Education Classroom: A Teacher Interview

How to Thrive in a Special Education Classroom: A Teacher Interview by All Star Staff Pam CaseySpecial Education TeacherWest Valley Central SchoolWest Valley, NY Pam Casey, a creative special education teacher, stands at the door to her classroom and shakes hands with the student walking in. Each of her students gets a non-school related question …Read more

Special Education Programs: What Do Public Schools Offer?

Special Education Programs: What Do Public Schools Offer? by All Star Staff If you are considering a special education career, it is important to get as much information as you can about the different working environments available to special ed teachers today. And if you want to become a teacher, there are many special education …Read more

How One Special Education Teacher Battles Burnout

How One Special Education Teacher Battles Burnout by All Star Staff Roschele WagonerSpecial Education TeacherEverett, WA Meet Roschele Wagoner, a black belt in Aikido who uses her martial arts skills every day in the classroom to stay grounded, balanced, and disciplined. But even for a black belt, the challenges of being a teacher are many. …Read more

What Types of Learning Disabilities Will You Encounter in the Classroom?

What Types of Learning Disabilities Will You Encounter in the Classroom? by All Star Staff Special education programs in the U.S. serve a wide variety of students. Students with minor learning disabilities as well as those with debilitating physical or intellectual handicaps are all educated in special education programs. If you are interested in becoming …Read more

A Brief History of Special Education in the United States

A Brief History of Special Education in the United States by All Star Staff Special education came into existence almost exclusively within the last 50 years. Taking a moment to learn about special education history in the U.S. will help you understand where the families of your students are coming from and help give you …Read more

5 Famous People with Disabilities

5 Famous People with Disabilities by All Star Staff There are famous people with disabilities in nearly every sector of sports, entertainment, politics and academia. Just because a student is diagnosed with a learning disability or other special need doesn’t mean he or she can’t go on to succeed in the real world. Some of …Read more