what does a special education teacher do?
i am looking for jobs when i get older and I love kids. I want to be a special education teacher, can you give me a description of what work is like, salary, and what sites to find jobs on. If you know of any college that is good please let me know! Thanks!
Asked By: Cameron S - 3/10/2009
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A special education teacher is someone who deals with children who have learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalulia and dysgraphia which are the writing reading and math equivalent of each other. Other learning disabilities might be developmental delays, autism, ADD and AD HD or HD . These teacher have special... More
Answered By: Kathryn R - 3/10/2009
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It depends, for there is special education for the severely mental deficient kids and SPED for kids who just struggle in some subjects. I don't really have experience with anything except what the work is like, but I would imagine they don't get paid very much more than a regular teacher. There are many sites which you... More
Answered By: ♣happy.t - 3/10/2009
I teach a normal class of second graders. I think sepcial ed teachers are angels. I used to think I wanted to be a special ed teacher, but not anymore! At my school, the special ed teachers are often frustrated at the enormous amount of paperwork that they are required to do--not including grading or lesson planning... More
Answered By: carunner - 3/10/2009
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