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Running head: PHILOSOPHY OF SPECIAL EDUCATION 1 Philosophy of Special Education Delilah Purcell Grand Canyon University: EDU-535 Foundations of Special Education March 4, 2018
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PHILOSOPHY OF SPECIAL EDUCATION 2 As I approached this assignment, I spent many hours thinking about what my teaching philosophy was. As I thought, I continually thought of my goals, my ideas of what my classroom might look like, what it might be like in my class and what my intent for teaching was. This essay will enlighten my readers as to where I see myself as a Special Education teacher, my classroom and the passion within my heart. The purpose of attending a graduate program in Special Education is to provide a level of learning so that I may become a certified teacher in Special Education, grades 1 through 6. Special Education teachers are those who want to help students with disabilities (SWD) achieve the level of education they deserve through individual support and a diverse academic environment. SWD are students who have a disability related to emotional disturbance, anxiety, learning, hyperactivity and so many other classifications. The common denominator in all SWD is they each have a desire to learn and can learn with the help of individualized support. Every child has a story relating to their disability, home life or simply the fact of who they are. As an educator is it my responsibility to get to know each of my students, learn their struggles, learn their triumphs and most important commit to helping them find their true potential.
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