What is the lifestyle of a Special Education teacher?
My friend wants to be a special education teacher. we are doing a research paper on careers and she needs to know how the lifestyle of these teachers are. She wants to teach in elementary school, but any information is greatly appreciated. How close do the teachers of the handicapped or gifted students become? How close do the students become to the teachers?
Asked By: Glambert - 1/14/2009
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Your lifestyle is the same as any other teacher. However, many special education teachers are left out of the clique that is dominated by regular ed teachers... More
Answered By: MissBehavior - 1/15/2009
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My wife is a spec ed teacher. She pretty much controls the 'hows' you're asking about to a certain extent. The workload of a spec ed teacher is MUCH more than that of a normal teacher, so sometimes you're pressed for time and can't spend as much time as you'd like, and as funny as it sounds the parents may not want you... More
Answered By: drtried - 1/14/2009
Hi, depending on your friends personality he/she may very well love this field. I was a teachers aid for an autistic school and loved every bit of it. I grew a special bond with each child and it was the same for them. They learn to trust you and well it is amazing. My mother-in-law is a special education teacher... More
Answered By: Tara G - 1/14/2009
I am a special ed. student, I have been for many years, so I have had many special ed. teachers. This is what I can tell you... More
Answered By: Curious - 1/14/2009
As a special ed teacher, I agree that spending time shadowing is the best way to learn about the field. I love what I do but will readily admit this this work is stressful and thankless. Going into special ed, I was told that the majority of spec ed teachers leave by their third year of teaching... More
Answered By: izzyb - 1/14/2009
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