Friday, May 25, 2012

A Special Education Teacher Is Also Your Partner in Learning

If your child suffers from a learning disability, he or she may thrive more in a special education class. A special education teacher is trained to handle a group of children who each learn in a different way. When you want to create a positive learning environment for your child, you need to work with your child's special education teacher to become partners in learning.

Hold an official meeting that you and your child's teacher can go over everything that you want your child to learn from the classes in that school year. The more you work together, the more successful your child will be. If you work with your teacher to determine how and what your child will be taught then you can enhance the lessons in the home during the evenings.

Vhen a child suffers from a learning disability he or she can still learn but in a different way. There are many learning techniques that can be used in order to improve your child's education. For example, if your child is learning to count to ten, most teachers will use a simple method of counting out loud and writing down the numbers on the board however if a child has a learning disability, it may be necessary to teach the child by placing a visual in your child's hand so the receptors that run to the brain can carry the images from the eyes to the brain and comprehend and confirm the number.