Accommodations are for students with neurological disorders. This assumption could not be more wrong.
It is high time we start to clear up some misconceptions about accommodations in our schools. Everyone needs accommodations.
Everyone is different. And everyone has different needs and challenges.
I have now been teaching for well over 16 years. I never met 2 students whose needs in the classroom were exactly the same.
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I am from Germany but have spent more than half of my life in Denmark, and other places abroad. I have a background in teaching, both youngsters and adults. I am interested in a wide field of things, which I love to teach and write about. Sustainability, technology, politics, social change, and mental health are just some examples.
Corporal punishment is in direct opposition to freedom and democracy. If you have a democracy, you recognize that children are human beings. Human beings have rights. Those rights are universal. That is why we drafted the declaration of human rights some 70 years ago. Because we recognize children as humans as well, they have their own set of universal rights. And guess what these rights are?
All development occurs over the long term. It is important for educators to learn to spot good stories when they…