Summary: This is an open letter from a special education teacher to her teacher colleagues which makes a number of points about differences and similarities between special education teachers and general education teachers. One of the main points is that positive relationships between teachers leads the way to positive relationship between students.
Source: Sasha Long, Education Week, October 11. 2017
“As a special education teacher, I have often felt misunderstood and isolated, and if I feel this way, I know my students may feel misunderstood, too. I am writing this letter because I want to clear up a few misconceptions you may have about my class so that we and our students can work together better. ”
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