Most new special education teachers lack full teaching credentials, according to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. California prepared 2,515 new special education teachers in the 2017-18 fiscal year. Just 34% earned a complete California teacher credential.
One out of five kids in the U.S. has a learning or attention disability. These disabilities are common but often misunderstood. We debunk five myths related to academic performance.
In California, there's a huge need for qualified special education teachers. You can help address it by earning an online master's in teaching. Twenty-five percent of California special education teachers who were teaching in 2014 will have retired by 2024.
Special education teachers have a remarkable responsibility. They not only serve as educators but advocates. Every day, special education teachers work to ensure that children have access to and receive a quality education. In doing so, they prepare diverse learners to live to their fullest potential. The role of a special education teacher is multifaceted and requires a wide range of skills. If you’re an aspiring special education teacher and considering a special education credential, here are the six skills and traits you should develop.
Virtual reality (VR) is synonymous with gaming. But today, the applications of VR extend far beyond Fornite and Mario Bros. VR has become an intriguing tool for teachers, including those working towards an Online Masters in Special Education. While VR may enhance learning for students with disabilities, research shows it can also jeopardize their health and well-being. Let’s explore what scientists say about the benefits and risks of VR in special education.
Princeton Review has once again ranked the University of Redlands as one of the nation’s top 385 colleges. Redlands is also named among the Best Western Colleges. According to surveys by Princeton Review, generations of Redlands’ 60,000 alumni believe the university prepared them for career success and lifelong learning.
The University of Redlands is “one of higher education’s better-kept secrets,” according to Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019. The publication, created by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, details over 300 of America’s best colleges and universities.