What Do We Do With Jim

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What Do We Do With Jim? An Exceptional Education Case Study Laura Ptak ESP-230 Introduction to Special Education Felecia Hanesworth
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April 3, 2008 1. It is appropriate and helpful for Frieda to lend her classroom to be used as  a “time out” for other teachers to send their students because it allows the  kid’s one last chance before the Principal’s office to allow them to “cool  down” and rethink their actions and the consequences those actions would  and could bring. This is a better option rather than keeping the student  from attending school or punishing them. This will correct their behavior.  One of the procedures that is currently wrapped in controversy over the  discipline of students with assorted disabilities is the thought of  “developing positive, proactive behavior (and) intervention plans”. In the  case of Frieda, her classroom was used as an intervention to encourage  positive behavior in children rather than send them to the principals and  simply punish for negative, disruptive behavior. She would ask them to sit  quietly and think about why they had been sent to see her, and she would  often talk with them for a little bit about why they were there. She acted  very similar to a child’s guilty conscious after the fact. She understood that  at the point when those kids entered her class, they knew that they had 
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done something wrong and action had to be taken. The severity of that  action was up to them. It was problematic because it would sometimes, in cases like Jim’s; disrupt her 
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